History Happened Here – All about Oral History


Learn what oral history is, and why it is important.


Students will learn what oral history is all about, how the stories are about real things that happened to real people, and why oral history is important. Teachers/Parents are supplied with a packet containing information on how to use oral history in the classroom, a list of sample questions, and a permission form.

Presentation includes slides. Prefer to use Zoom as I am unfamiliar with Google Classroom format, Teacher/Parent packet will be sent prior to classroom visit.

Program Duration: 20 minutes, 30 minutes.

Targeted to: 5th-9th

In-person options: unavailable


Additional information


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Age Group

3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade, Homeschool


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