NHD Step by Step
Click the links to navigate to a page with a recorded webinar and downloadable resources for the classroom.
Getting Started with National History Day
- Visit the National History Day site as well as this site to get the new rule book and evaluation forms, see sample projects, register for graduate courses, and find additional resources.
- Look at the theme book to learn about this year's theme, Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences, and to get ideas for project topics.
- Connect with your regional coordinator for information about implementation, or answers to specific questions.
Preparing Projects for the 2022 Virtual State Contest
Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography, label copy
Project Link = slides or images of exhibit
Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography
Project Link = URL to documentary
Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, paper, bibliography
Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography, script template
Project Link = recording of performance (URL)
Entry’s Paper = title page, process paper, bibliography, student composed text (would also be integrated into website)
Project Link = NHDWebCentral site key
Weekly Lesson Plans
If you can only check in with your NHD students once a week, here's a week by week guide to get you through to regionals! Click the buttons below to download PDFs.
Protecting Children's Privacy
We are grateful for support from these generous organizations
Historical Society of New Mexico, a Gila Level Sponsor ($1,000)
University of New Mexico Department of History , a Gila Level Sponsor
Los Alamos Historical Society, a San Juan Level Sponsor ($100)
Doña Ana County Historical Society, a San Juan Level Sponsor
Charles Redd Center, a San Juan Level Sponsor
Numerous generous individual donors who make possible our special awards and otherwise support the program
You, too, can support National History Day in New Mexico. CLICK HERE to make your donation today!