Creating Stories Activity Kit

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Date Posted: 7/7/2008

In this activity kit, students will use primary and secondary sources, and conduct oral history interviews to construct a family immigration or migration story. The kit contains step-by-step instructions, sample interview questions, and research guidance. The kit can be used in conjunction with a 28 minute streaming video called Creating Stories: America on the Move Electronic Field Part 2. It is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.

National Standards

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies