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93 resources with the concept oral history

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Angel Island Immigrant Journeys

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Young historians study the Angel Island Immigration Station with activities examining primary and secondary source materials, maps, and websites. The unit begins with individuals creating a map of Angel Island, labeling sites on the...
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Global Problem Solvers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Cisco’s animated series, Global Problem Solvers, teaches viewers about social responsibility and teamwork. The two-season series follows a diverse group of talented teenagers who combine their unique individual skills and cooperate to...
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Global Problem Solvers: Season 1 - Working Well

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Global Problem Solvers: Season 1 - Working Well series introduces viewers to a group of master problem-solvers, each with their unique strengths. Using their individual strengths, team members work together to overcome the obstacles of...
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Crash Course: Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Media Literacy. They watch 12 videos that take them through media history, the positive and negative effects of media, and regulations and policies affecting media producers. The series aims to help viewers...
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Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
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...
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History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media Literacy #2

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Even Plato understood the importance of media! Part of an ongoing series of media literacy videos, the resource takes viewers to where it all began ... ancient Greece. The video covers the emergence of media and the written word, the...
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Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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,...
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Oral History Interview Questions Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th
What is an oral history interview? What goes into the planning and what should be said? Why is it important that we know and learn from oral history? This is an excellent worksheet to support your young historians as they conduct...
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Listening to History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the insight to the past that oral histories can provide. They, in groups, analyze oral histories, prepare to interview a family member on their recollections of a historical event and then write a historical narrative.
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Women and the Manhattan Project

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Manhattan Project was a massive undertaking involving multiple sites and thousands of scientists and technicians. To gain an understanding of the women who participated in the project, groups select an oral history of a woman...
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African Americans and Life in a Secret City

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine the lure of being offered a job at a secret site, working on a secret project, and earning higher wages! Such was the approach used to recruit African Americans to Hanford, Washington, one of several sites used to develop...
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Exploring Oral Histories of Angel Island Immigrants

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Empowered by the previous lesson where they interviewed a family or community member, young historians examine Angel Island immigrants' oral histories. They use a matrix to record their interpretation of the feelings of the immigrant....
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Interview a Family or Community Member: Taking Oral Histories

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars gain insight into how historians record events by engaging in an oral history project. In preparation, class members brainstorm open-ended interview questions and take part in and debrief a mock interview simulation....
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House History Comes Alive

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How reliable is oral history?. The resource uses the oral history website to help academics understand the pros and cons of using the recollections to teach others. Scholars complete a worksheet, draft a letter to representative, and...
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Doing Oral History with Vietnam War Veterans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Get the story from those who experienced it. Engage learners with a structured oral history project involving Vietnam War era veterans. By conducting thoughtful interviews, class members learn what it was like to serve in the...
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Oral History Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Get up-close-and-personal with history using guidance for an oral history project. An engaging resource takes pupils through brainstorming through feedback for a project to interview and collect oral histories from members of their...
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Oral Interviews

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Show class members how personal history can be using an oral interview project. Even the youngest learners engage with history using a resource to create and execute interviews with members of their community. The activity walks a class...
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A Day in the Life of an Ancient Celtic Druid

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A druid's work is never done. Viewers walk along with an ancient Celtic druid as she heals the sick, counsels the village leaders, and mediates conflicts.
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Rationing by the Numbers: Quantitative Data as Evidence

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What was it like to live on wartime rations in the United States during World War II? Young historians find out by exploring how those on the home front bought food thanks to the ration system. Other data includes statistics on car sales...
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Stories from the Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The stories of the Silver People, the West Indies immigrants hired to work on the Panama Canal, come to life in a lesson about the building of the Panama Canal. Groups research why the canal was built, how it was build, the working...
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Episode 1.5: The Business Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Will the Global Problem Solvers be able to upgrade Malawi's outdated water wells? The fifth of seven episodes finds the team struggling with a technology upgrade. Scholars observe the power of perseverance and an entrepreneurial spirit...
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Team Builders and Icebreakers: Techniques for Success

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Need a little something to get the party started? No matter what type of teen leadership get-together you're hosting, kick things of with one of several fun icebreakers. The resource includes printable handouts and execution tips for...
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Oral History

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
There's no better way to learn something than to hear it straight from the horse's mouth. A handout on oral history, part of a larger series on specific writing assignments, explains how to conduct interviews and use the information...
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Merging New Technology with Old Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is 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...