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What’sYour Story?<br />http://fotosa.ru/stock_photo/ImageSource/p_1861632.jpg<br />The Importance of Oral Histories<br />
You already knowthe stories of many people. . .<br /><ul><li>Nelson Mandela
Mansa Musa</li></ul>http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/learning_history/1492/mansa_musa.jpg<br />http://blog.beliefnet.com/m...
<ul><li>Akon
Cleopatra</li></ul>http://www.starmoz.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/queen-cleopatra-296x300.jpg<br />http://www.africahit...
<ul><li>CharlizeTheron
Queen of Sheba</li></ul>http://modern-hairstyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/theron_charlize.jpg<br />http://www.queenof...
. . . but what do you know about your own story?<br />http://www.swedenliberia.org/charity/upload/page/fullsize/African%20...
Listen carefully to the following interviews.<br />http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/03/16/alg_bible.jpg<br />Decide ...
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
If you don't know much about your family history, how do you find out?<br />
http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2008/11/14/1111118/034073-stabbed-teen-039-s-chilling-last-moments.jpg<br />While you...
Interview your family members or friends!<br />http://africansolutions.org/static/images/grandmothersunited/grandmothers00...
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
Video by Arlis Groves<br />
Individual Task:<br />Think about a grandparent, parent, or other adult in your life about whom you know the most.<br />Wr...
Group Task:<br />Share what you have written with your group – You have 90 seconds each, so be prepared. <br />When your g...
Reflection:  Your Story<br />Photo by Arlis Groves<br />Read the suggestions and questions from group members to think abo...
Activity<br />Photo by Arlis Groves<br />Use the interview planning worksheet provided to create your interview questions....
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Lesson 3 what’s your story - student version ppt

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For use with "What's Your Story?", a curriculum unit written by A. Groves for the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program.

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  1. 1. What’sYour Story?<br />http://fotosa.ru/stock_photo/ImageSource/p_1861632.jpg<br />The Importance of Oral Histories<br />
  2. 2. You already knowthe stories of many people. . .<br /><ul><li>Nelson Mandela
  3. 3. Mansa Musa</li></ul>http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/learning_history/1492/mansa_musa.jpg<br />http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/nelson%20mandela.jpg<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Akon
  5. 5. Cleopatra</li></ul>http://www.starmoz.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/queen-cleopatra-296x300.jpg<br />http://www.africahit.com/news/images/articles/2007_07/2563/u1_akon.jpg<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>CharlizeTheron
  7. 7. Queen of Sheba</li></ul>http://modern-hairstyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/theron_charlize.jpg<br />http://www.queenofsheba.info/images/The-queen-of-Sheba.jpg<br />
  8. 8. . . . but what do you know about your own story?<br />http://www.swedenliberia.org/charity/upload/page/fullsize/African%20Girl.jpg<br />
  9. 9. Listen carefully to the following interviews.<br />http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/03/16/alg_bible.jpg<br />Decide whether these teens will be able to transmit, or pass on the history of their families and culture.<br />
  10. 10. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  11. 11. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  12. 12. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  13. 13. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  14. 14. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  15. 15. If you don't know much about your family history, how do you find out?<br />
  16. 16. http://resources1.news.com.au/images/2008/11/14/1111118/034073-stabbed-teen-039-s-chilling-last-moments.jpg<br />While you may know lots about many famous people, your own history as important as theirs.What’s Your Story?<br />
  17. 17. Interview your family members or friends!<br />http://africansolutions.org/static/images/grandmothersunited/grandmothers001.jpg<br />You will learn more about the lives and values of your family and culture.<br />
  18. 18. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  19. 19. Video by Arlis Groves<br />
  20. 20. Individual Task:<br />Think about a grandparent, parent, or other adult in your life about whom you know the most.<br />Write down things like jobs she’s had, what her goals and dreams are or were, what challenges she has had to overcome, where she was born, and a funny story you know about her.<br />http://www.broadwayworld.com/columnpic/GrandparentsAroundFlyer.jpg<br />
  21. 21. Group Task:<br />Share what you have written with your group – You have 90 seconds each, so be prepared. <br />When your group members are sharing, write down questions you have about their adult family member, or information you noticed that was missing in his or her presentation. <br />Give each group member the comments you wrote about their sharing.<br />At the signal, return to your seats.<br />
  22. 22. Reflection: Your Story<br />Photo by Arlis Groves<br />Read the suggestions and questions from group members to think about what you will need to ask a family member in order to better understand your own past.<br />
  23. 23. Activity<br />Photo by Arlis Groves<br />Use the interview planning worksheet provided to create your interview questions.<br />Conduct interview<br />Write or record information you gather.<br />
  24. 24. Activity #1<br />African griots transmitted history and culture using stories, poems, songs, dance, and music.<br />Present the family history and culture you learned from your interview experience as if you were a griot.<br />A written script will be required. <br />
  25. 25. The adult in your family that you have selected is excited to talk to you.<br />http://www.staceyirvin.com/images/101.jpg<br />Seriously!<br />
  26. 26. What’sYour Story?<br />http://fotosa.ru/stock_photo/ImageSource/p_1861632.jpg<br />
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