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Interviewing A Parent
Students conduct an interview with a family member to research their family history. They prepare a list of questions, conduct the interview, and determine which house to visit for an artifact search.
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The Great Thanksgiving Listen
StoryCorp provides a resource that captures and preserves the remembrances of family or community elders. Prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, class members select a person they want to interview, record the conversation, and then upload...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What is a class hearing and youth summit and what do they have to do with the presidential election?
After researching the presidential election process, class members develop questions and interview voters about their choice of candidate and the issues that concern them.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Arkansas Photographs as Research Tools
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and written materials, and they develop questions which they use to interview an elder in their community. Learners are divided into groups and given sets of historical family photos...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Interview with a Slave Webquest
This is a great way to expose your class to primary source documents as they learn about the American slave experience. After a brief introduction to the topic, students visit the Library of Congress American Memory site to listen to an...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Surviving Solo Wisdom: A Guided Interview
No one said it was going to be easy to move out and live on your own. Kids find out through personal interview what life is like when one is out on his own. They interview a parent, ask for advice, and discuss common themes with the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History