Social Studies Fair Projects and Research Activities by Incentive Publications IP2676

Social Studies Fair Projects

Introduction – 6
Chapter One: Social Studies Disciplines – 7
Chapter Two: Selecting a Topic – 14
Chapter Three: Examples of Social Studies Topics – 19
Chapter Four: Suggested Deadlines – 22
Chapter Five: Format and Steps for the Research Paper – 24
Chapter Six: Bibliography Cards and Note Taking – 28
Chapter Seven: Making an Outline – 37
Chapter Eight: Writing the Research Paper – 41
Chapter Nine: Preparing a Final Bibliography – 49
Chapter Ten: Sample Research Papers – 56
Chapter Eleven: Preparing the Backboard and Models – 76
Chapter Twelve: Backboard Project Examples – 84

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

Appendix – 91

  • Sample Letter to Parents
  • Tips for Parents/Guardians
  • Sample Letter to Students
  • Decision Making: Topic for Research Project
  • Research Proposal Sheet
  • Social Studies Project Rubric
  • Suggested Roles of Responsibility
  • Judge’s Score Sheet
  • Checklist for the Completed Project
  • Best Web Sites
  • Certificate

Answer Key – 106
Social Studies Project Title Cards – 110

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