Oral History
Has your class explored how oral history can educate society about the recent past?

This free workshop plan and resources pack encourages students to explore the relevance and reliability of oral history interviews as historical sources, consider how oral history differs from other evidence, plan and prepare an oral history project, and interpret and present the information they discover.

Learning Outcomes:
• Deepen understanding of the past by capturing and recording real life experiences
• Explore opinions, attitudes and empathy towards others
• Develop thoughts on cultural diversity and identity
• Progress communication, analysis and debate skills
• Promote creativity through working together


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Created: Jun 29, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

Lesson plan

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