History Fair Project Information


2014-2015 SEA / John Jay History Fair Important Dates
Monday, September 15, 2014 Academic Declaration Deadline
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 History Fair Online Registration Deadline
Thursday, December 11, 2014 SEA / John Jay History Fair Competition
John Jay Library 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Documentaries, exhibits, performances, papers* and websites* present. Attendance is mandatory for all participants

*papers and websites must be submitted to your social studies teacher by Thursday, December 4

Monday, December 15, 2014 SEA / John Jay History Fair Awards
John Jay LGI 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

History Fair General Information
General Information Overview of History Fair Categories
School Fair Specific Information about the SEA History Fair (Mrs. Berry's webpage)
National History Day Information about National History Day
Registration Form for online registration of your project

History Fair Detailed Information and Support
Annotated Bibliography Information about how to cite and annotate primary and secondary sources
Sample Annotated Bibliography Example of an annotated bibliography from an award winning project
Process Paper How to write a process paper - for all projects EXCEPT the paper category
Sample Process Paper An example of a process paper from an award winning History Fair project
Project Narrative Information Help with writing the narrative for your project - the "story" of your topic
Project Narrative Outline How to organize information when composing your narrative
Research 101 Helpful information about how to conduct research
Documentary Information about how to produce a documentary
Exhibit Information about how to create an exhibit
Paper Information about how to write a paper
Performance Information about how to produce a performance
Website Information about how to produce a website