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Lower Eastern Shore National History Day: Contest Resources

The Lower Eastern Shore National History Day contest includes Dorchester, Somerset, and Wicomico Counties and is sponsored by the Salisbury University Libraries and the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University.

CONTEST RESOURCES

GENERAL CONTEST RESOURCES (Click on the item for the link)

  1. Introductory video for 2022 theme
  2. Theme-related graphic organizer (fillable PDF) for 2022
  3. Theme curriculum book
  4. NHD national program guide on creating entries from getting started to doing research to creating an entry
  5. Contest rule book (RULE BOOK WAS NEW JUNE 2020 AND THERE ARE A LOT OF RULE CHANGES)
  6. Spanish-language version of the contest rule book

CATEGORY AND OTHER STUDENT RESOURCES

  1. NHD national program category-specific resources --click on the appropriate button for Documentaries, Exhibits, Papers, Performances, or Websites
  2. Other NHD national program student resources
  3. Minnesota  History Day category-specific resources

Project Examples:

  1. From the national contest (keep in mind, these are NATIONAL winners, so they are very high-level)
  2. From the Maryland state contest

Judging forms (these changed a LOT in 2020-2021 and have changed AGAIN in 2021-2022):

Here is a combined pdf of all the new judging forms from the national NHD website.  The links to individual forms below don't work right now.

  1. Documentary
  2. Exhibit
  3. Paper
  4. Performance
  5. Website

Rules Verification Checklists (these are just to help you make sure you comply with the rules; they are not forms you have to turn in):

  1. Documentary
  2. Exhibit
  3. Paper
  4. Performance
  5. Website