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Virginia History Day Teacher Information Sessions

If you are interested in learning more about VHD, please email Virginia History Coordinator Sam Florer for more information. In-person or virtual information sessions can be arranged. Otherwise, please register your classrooom here to be added to our mailing list and receive the lastest VHD updates. 

Virginia History Day webinar series

Virginia History Day Teacher Manual 

Click here to view the complete VHD Teacher Manual, which includes: The Basics, Lesson Plans, and Policies, or click below to view each separate part of the manual.  

  • Click here to view The Basics, a general overview of the History Day process. 

  • Click here to view all suggested Lesson Plans to implement NHD in your classroom, or click below to download them separately. 

    • Click here to view Lesson Plans, Vol. 1 - Introduction, Theme, and Choosing a Topic

    • Click here to view Lesson Plans, Vol. 2 - Research and Note Taking

    • Click here to view Lesson Plans, Vol. 3 - Organizing and Writing an Argument

    • Click here to view Lesson Plans, Vol. 4 - Project Specific Organization

    • Click here to view Lesson Plans, Vol. 5 - Process Papers and Annotated Bibliographies 

  • Click here to view VHD Contest Policies.

For additional teacher resources, please visit the National History Day website