Star of the Republic Museum

How to Have a Successful History Day Project

Outlines and worksheets were created by: Adrianne Charlton, teacher (Murchison Middle School, Austin ISD), Danny Corbett, teacher (Copperas Cove Junior High School, Copperas Cove ISD), Boyd Harrison, teacher (La Vernia Junior High School, LaVernia ISD), Amy Jaggers, teacher (Murchison Middle School, Austin ISD), Michele Mauldin, teacher (Murchison Middle School, Austin ISD), Joe Ramirez, administrator (Austin ISD Central Office), and Andrew Wortham, student (La Vernia High School, LaVernia ISD); courtesy of Cen-Tex History Fair.


Help for all projects:

  1. Checklist
  2. Selecting a Topic
  3. Primary Sources
  4. Research Strategies
  5. Process paper
  6. Weekly Goals Chart
  7. Sample Judges' Comments


Help for each category:

  1. Documentaries
  2. Exhibits
  3. Papers
  4. Performances
  5. Web sites