Students identify different types of connections that exist within the family. They create a family tree. Students design a legend for their chart. They explain their personal family tree.
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After completing the first five lessons from the series, scholars assemble their quilt pieces to create a family history quilt. They then rate their experience of learning about their families by conducting interviews, creating family...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Unexpected Family History
The history of the northern states' involvement in the slave trade is not widely known. This resource uses the PBS documentary, Traces of the Trade, and the nonfiction book, Children of the New England Slave Trade, to examine this aspect...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Family Tree Story Line: A Photo Story Production
Students use technology to create and present a family lineage report. In this family tree instructional activity, students scan in pictures of their families to create a family tree. Students must make a 3-5 minute presentation of...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills
Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?
Here is a nicely designed lesson on ancestry and family history. In it, learners read an article entitled, "Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?" Then, they make up a series of questions to profile their family and their community 100...
5th - 8th English Language Arts