Teacher & Student Resources

Teacher & Student Resources

Teacher Resources

  • Paid Opportunity: Applications are now open for two paid content writers to produce the Virginia History Day Elementary Teacher Guide. This opportunity is sponsored in part by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Program, coordinated by Waynesburg University. Learn more and apply here. 
  • Sign up for the VHD Newsletter
  • 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.
  • VHD Webinar Series: Check out the VMHC's Calendar of Events for info about the latest VHD workshops and webinars. 
  • For additional teacher resources, please visit the National History Day website.

VHD Teacher Manual 

This comprehensive guide provides an overview of the VHD process, sample lesson plans to implement the program in your classroom, and policies followed at all VHD contests. View the complete VHD Teacher Manual, which includes: The Basics, Lesson Plans, and Policies, or browse below to view individual sections.   


Student Resources

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