We found 2,221 reviewed resources for oral history
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....
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...
John and Mary Jones and the Importance of Oral History
6th - 8th
Pupils examine the role of John and Mary Jones in the abolitionist movement. Using primary source documents, they discover the importance of an oral history and take notes on the Jones' role. They write a summary of the data to practice...
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.
Women's History Month: Grades 6-8
6th - 8th
Throughout history, women have made positive and world-changing contributions to society, government, and the arts—but the work isn't finished yet. Middle schoolers learn about the historic achievements of notable women with a collection of resources that focus on Harriet Tubman, Sandra Day O’Connor, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, and many more.