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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.

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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  • What’sYour Story?
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    The Importance of Oral Histories
  • You already knowthe stories of many people. . .
    • Nelson Mandela
    • Mansa Musa
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    • Akon
    • Cleopatra
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    http://www.africahit.com/news/images/articles/2007_07/2563/u1_akon.jpg
    • CharlizeTheron
    • Queen of Sheba
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  • . . . but what do you know about your own story?
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  • Listen carefully to the following interviews.
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    Decide whether these teens will be able to transmit, or pass on the history of their families and culture.
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • If you don't know much about your family history, how do you find out?
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    While you may know lots about many famous people, your own history as important as theirs.What’s Your Story?
  • Interview your family members or friends!
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    You will learn more about the lives and values of your family and culture.
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • Video by Arlis Groves
  • Individual Task:
    Think about a grandparent, parent, or other adult in your life about whom you know the most.
    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.
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  • Group Task:
    Share what you have written with your group – You have 90 seconds each, so be prepared.
    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.
    Give each group member the comments you wrote about their sharing.
    At the signal, return to your seats.
  • Reflection: Your Story
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    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.
  • Activity
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    Use the interview planning worksheet provided to create your interview questions.
    Conduct interview
    Write or record information you gather.
  • Activity #1
    African griots transmitted history and culture using stories, poems, songs, dance, and music.
    Present the family history and culture you learned from your interview experience as if you were a griot.
    A written script will be required.
  • The adult in your family that you have selected is excited to talk to you.
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    Seriously!
  • What’sYour Story?
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