We found 106 resources with the concept oral history
Rationing by the Numbers: Quantitative Data as EvidenceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhat 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...
Stories from the Panama CanalLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
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...
Episode 1.5: The Business PlanLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Will the Global Problem Solvers be able to upgrade Malawi's outdated water wells?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...
History of Media Literacy Part 1: Crash Course Media LiteracyLesson Planet
10 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Team Builders and Icebreakers: Techniques for SuccessLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Merging New Technology with Old StoriesLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Tell Us a Tale: Teaching Students to Be StorytellersLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage scholars to retell their favorite short story or folktale, adding personal details to make it their own. After reading their book of choice several times, story tellers retell a tale verbally to their classmates.
Race in Her LifetimeLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine what it was like to grow up as a young black woman in the Chapel Hill, North Carolina in the 1920s. Class members have an opportunity to see life from this perspective as they listen to a series of interviews with Rebecca Clark....
September 11, 2001Lesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the World Trade Centers and discover the impact the events of 9/11 had on Americans and others world-wide. The lessons in the collection are organized and grouped by topic, and are perfect for a week-long study of September 11th. They are even designed to meet Common Core State Standards!
Oral Histories and Everyday HerosLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Scholars learn about September 11th, the day the World Trade Center was attacked, with the help of primary sources. As pupils listen to a first-hand account from survivor, Tom Canavan, they pinpoint character traits that make him a hero...
Finding Our Families, Finding OurselvesLesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History AliveLesson Planet
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 CountyLesson Planet
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...
Human Expression and the Transmission of Culture: Winter CountsLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Students interpret winter count symbols. In this winter counts lesson, students view winter count images from the National Museum of the American Indians. Students examine why communication and documentation of historical events are...
Storytelling: Performance and Art Learning CenterLesson Planet
Tenth graders explore the process of telling stories without words. In this literature lesson, 10th graders watch a music video performance made by Alaska Native students, and then examine art objects that may be used to tell a story,...
Compare and Contrast Knowledge of Vietnam WarLesson Planet
9th - 11th
Kids compare and contrast knowledge of the Vietnam War. They consider what they know and how their knowledge has changed after listening to oral histories from the war. They compare the understanding of the war from the perspective of...