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In Search Of Wisdom: An Interview With An Elder

The key to writing a good narrative is having good material to work with; and the key to getting good material is asking good questions. Working in groups, class members brainstorm questions that might result in the most interesting responses. After practicing effective interviewing and note-taking techniques young historians interview a person age 60 or older. These oral histories are the basis for a narrative and presentation.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2004