Genealogy Teacher Resources
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Genealogy Lesson Plan
Students determine whether their ancestors fought in the American Civil War. In this genealogy lesson plan, students interview family members and conduct Internet research to learn about their family histories. Students create scrapbooks that feature the histories.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 10 Downloads
Young scholars create a family tree. For this genealogy lesson, students research their family history and create a pictorial representation of their family tree. Young scholars use the computer to design the layout and scan pictures.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 33 Downloads
My Arkansas Family Tree
Here is a two-part lesson plan that introduces learners to genealogy by having them create family trees, and map the movements of their ancestors. While this resource is designed for kids who live in Arkansas, it certainly can be adapted for kids who live in other states.
1st - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 33 Downloads
Introduction to Genealogy
Young scholars investigate their own family's genealogy by conducting oral interviews and doing Internet research. In a series of activities, students acquire inquiry and research skills, develop an appreciation of their heritage, and classify info.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Genealogy through Technology
Students research their family history. In this genealogy lesson, students research their own family. Students use storyboarding to organize their information. After gathering information students create a Powerpoint presentation to present on parent night.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Genealogy: Coming to America
Students discuss how Ida McKinley's parents immigrated to the United States from Europe. Individually, they use the internet to research the history of their own family. To end the lesson, they share their family's history with the class.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 10 Downloads
Personalize history through genealogy. Get your scholars examining their family's past by utilizing resources at your local genealogical society. Learners complete family pedigree charts and choose to do one of the following: research immigration in their past, record a family member telling stories about older generations, or record stories from a specific time period.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Boy Scout Merit Badge: Geneology
In this boy scout merit badge: genealogy activity, 8th graders research the topic using the websites listed, answer 9 detailed questions about family records, genealogical resources, documents, Internet use, then complete a family group record on the chart provided.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
A Journey Through Time!
Students discover more about conducting genealogical research on the challenges that their ancestors and others experienced during their immigration to Canada and their migration within Canada. They engage in a variety of creative activities.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Cultural Discovery and Identity Project Generation Journey
Students create a genealogy book tracing their heritage many generations back. They examine their own ethnicity, attitudes, and self-awareness. They examine new American trends regarding family structure and ethnicity.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 108 Downloads
Back to the Farm
Students complete a family tree. In this farming and ranching instructional activity, students define the term genealogy, learn how to create a family tree, and fill in a family tree with the help of their parents making sure to note if any of their relatives work in agriculture.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
In this family tree lesson plan, pupils discuss genealogy and share their family trees with their class. Students create family trees starting with their great grandparents. This is also a great opportunity for pupils to learn more about their peers.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads