What is genealogy? a record or account of the ancestry and descendant of a person, family, group, etc. In other words, genealogy is research into your family history! Where your family originated from!
Why should we know our genealogy? Curiosity Deeper appreciation of history Interest in geography
Why should we know our genealogy? Curiosity According to genealogy.com, 60% of all Americans are interested in tracing their roots One day you may just want to know where your family came from!
Why should we know our genealogy? Deeper appreciation of history Discovering a family member who was involved in historical event Will create more interest in subject Make you want to learn more about event and also family
Why should we know our genealogy? To have more knowledge about geography
Genealogy/geography project Today’s assignment: Next class: Talk to parents about We will go to the genealogy computer center and Get any information log in to genealogical about your family history that they have research website Record any names You MUST have related to your family names to look up Talk with relatives Visit local genealogical research center
Genealogy and geography Geography of student genealogy France Ireland Scotland other
Geography of student genealogy graph What does it mean?The majority of students inour class come from a Geography of student genealogydifferent origin thanEngland, Ireland, and
Geography presentations Now it’s time to learn about the land that you are from! For presentation: Give background of the country of origin in which your family history resides Historical events Food Culture Currency Geographic details (cold and wet, dry and humid, etc.) Random facts
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