We found 107 resources with the concept oral history
Merging New Technology with Old Stories
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs your city's history a mystery to your class? Ever wonder if your county contains a bounty of folklore? Young computer scientists incorporate technology with time-honored tales during a project with both individual and group...
Tell Us a Tale: Teaching Students to Be Storytellers
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage scholars to retell their favorite short story or folktale, adding personal details to make it their own. After reading their book of choice several times, story tellers retell a tale verbally to their classmates.
September 11, 2001
K - 6th
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the World Trade Centers and discover the impact the events of 9/11 had on Americans and others world-wide. The lessons in the collection are organized and grouped by topic, and are perfect for a week-long study of September 11th. They are even designed to meet Common Core State Standards!
Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves
3rd - 6th
Give scholars the opportunity to discover their past with a collection from the Museum of Tolerance that highlights the uniqueness of every family's story. Learners gain insight through interviews, family tress, heirlooms, and oral histories, and then reflect their findings on a family quilt.
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
Connecting Oral History to Geography: The Changes of Madison County
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Using individual computers, class members read a story and listen to oral histories of Madison County. They then conduct a scavenger hunt to locate items on the list. Although designed for Madison County, North Carolina, the approaches...
Human Expression and the Transmission of Culture: Winter Counts
7th - 8th
Students interpret winter count symbols. In this winter counts instructional activity, students view winter count images from the National Museum of the American Indians. Students examine why communication and documentation of historical...
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
1st - 4th
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....