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History Fair and History Day

Elementary History Fair and State History Day

Each year thousands of students, encouraged by teachers and parents statewide, participate in the National History Day program in Texas. Texas History Day, an affiliate of NHD and is a highly regarded academic program students. Each year more than 65,000 Texas students join more than 500,000 students across the country for National History Day! 

When students, parents, teachers, and administrators participate in Texas History Day they help develop the following attributes that are critical for future success:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills
  • Research and reading skills
  • Teamwork
  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Self-esteem and confidence

The Fort Worth ISD Social Studies Department proudly sponsors the Elementary History Fair and State History Day (grades 6 - 12) for our school district. Both experiences align to the National History Day program and are tailored to each level.

FWISD Elementary History Fair

View the Award Recipients for this year's Elementary History Fair (2022-2023)

The following Elementary History Fair Resource site is made available to support teachers, parents, and students with the history fair experience. Visitors to this resource site will find information related to:

  • rules and guidelines,
  • instructional resources,
  • examples of exhibits,
  • explanation of the annual theme, and
  • information about project requirements and the judging process.

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