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JUNIOR DIVISION EVENTS (Grades 6-8)

Fair Date Location

Metro Junior Division History Fair

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Schools are divided between afternoon and morning sessions (last name)

Religious names follow the name of person: St. LOUISE or St. BERNARDINE, for example

Lo-Z: 9:00am-12noon

A-Li: 1:30pm-4:00pm


Lane Tech High School

2501 W. Addison, Chicago, 60618

(Parking lot and entrance off of Western, south of Addison)

Directions

HOW THE DAY OF THE FAIR WORKS

MORNING Junior Metro History Fair F.A.Q. (Schools Lo-Z)

AFTERNOON Junior Metro History Fair F.A.Q. (Schools A-Li)

Exhibits, Documentaries, Performance are pre-assigned and sent to teachers.

Bring project and two to three sets of their Summary Statement and Annotated Bibliography, stapled.

Submit Student Authorization with your project (if teacher didn't do so already).

Students and families may want to bring a snack--there are no vendors. (And books, games, electronics, for waiting time activities.)

Websites and Papers are judged off-site in advance, therefore students need not attend the fair.  However, they may come if they want to participate in an optional moderated group discussion. Sign up for an appointment time with the links below:

Morning Session Websites & Papers Discussion Sign-up

Afternoon Session Websites & Papers Discussion Sign-Up

 

MAP OF LANE TECH ASSIGNED ROOMS

AT THE EVENT (@ session)

All students set-up exhibit or visit room to make sure tech works (pre-assigned)

When not presenting, students and families chill-out in Auditorium: complete student survey and receive a HF poster, lunch bag and pen!

Documentaries and Performances presented, interviews occur concurrently

Website and Paper discussion groups occur (optional)

Exhibits are judged without the student present

Exhibit students return to the hall for judges' interviews

Public viewing for 15 minutes after interviews

Projects advancing to Illinois History Day will be announced on April 25, morning

 

 

Fair Date Location

Illinois History Day

Thursday,
May 4, 2017

Prairie Capital Convention Center,

Springfield, Illinois 62701
(9th Street and Adams in downtown Springfield)

Illinois History Day Information Page
(Links to maps, schedule of the day, and History Fair Bus information)

 

TEACHERS -- HISTORY FAIR BUS FORMS

For Teachers:

CITY Junior Teacher Information Packet (Word)

For Students & Parents/Guardians:

Illinois History Day Parent/Guardian Letter 2017 (Word)
Illinois History Day Bus Permission Form 2017 (Word)


School Reservation forms due ----------------------------- Tuesday, April 25, 7pm
Student permission form & Payment due ------------- Thursday, April 27, 7pm
Last day to cancel reservation ------------------------------ Friday, April 28 by noon

 

Note: For your convenience, these documents are also available on the Download Center page.


 

Fair Date Location

National History Day

June 11-15,2017

University of Maryland, College Park

NHD Qualifiers Information

Coaching Sessions

Directions Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark, Chicago on Tuesdays, last appointment at 7:15pm. By appointment only.
Coaching is possible via Googlechat and email. Contact historyfair@chicagohistory.org

 

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