A statewide project equipping K-12 educators to teach Iowa history using primary sources

Teaching Iowa History Logo

Home » Educator Resources » Iowa Social Studies

Iowa Social Studies

Iowa Core Standards - Social Studies

Iowa Council For Social Studies


National History Day

The National History Day program includes a progressive contest cycle open to students in grades 6-12 beginning with district contests in February/March, state contest in April, and national contest in June.

Students typically begin preparing their projects after Thanksgiving.  Duplicate and share the Best Practices for Local History projects chart:

Best Practices for Local History projects