Communication in History: The Key to Understanding
Each year, National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2020-2021 theme is Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.
2021 Theme Introduction Video
2021 Theme Webinar
2021 Theme Graphic Organizer
Looking to help students build strong historical argumentation skills? Watch our Summer 2020 Historical Argumentation webinar series. Sponsored by the Library of Congress, the series includes strategies, primary sources, and other materials that focus on the skills of historical argumentation. Teachers will develop strategies to help their students think like a historian and develop a solid historical argument.