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Family as Resource


Use the family and community as resources of information. 0001.4.2

Links verified 10/20/2010

  1. Community Resources - Resource page with many topics and ideas.
  2. Family Ties: Making Connections to Improve Reading Comprehension - Read-alouds of The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats and The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant are followed by activities that help students learn to identify text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections and apply them when responding to texts A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Fifty Questions for Family History Interviews - A great way to uncover clues to your family history or to get great quotes for journaling in a heritage scrapbook is a family interview
  4. How to Interview a Relative - Getting people to share their stories isn't always easy. Follow these step-by-step ideas for a successful family history interview
  5. How to Interview Your Family about Your Family History - step-by-step how to organize, conduct and get the most out of interviewing a family member to better understand your family history
  6. Interview Your Relatives Before It's Too Late! - Personal interviews play a vital role in compiling family histories and genealogies. It's important to interview aged relatives while their memory is sharp and accurate
  7. Interviewing Your Family Members - tips to remember as you plan a family interview
  8. Making connections between things that happen in a story - worksheet for family involvement This link includes something for the teacher to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  9. Using Community Resources - Teacher resource for ideas on how to use your community as a resource for your classroom.
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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