Family Scrapbook Project

Grade Levels
4th - 10th
Resource Type
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39 pages
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Encourage your students to discover and explore their own stories with this 39 page complete project eResource! Originally designed to be part of a larger unit on immigration, students are asked to compile a collection of family artifacts that can be kept and treasured. Special attention has been made to create a resource that will work for all students, taking into consideration that everyone has very different family situations.


  • The philosophy behind the project - Why you need to do this with your students!
  • Explanation of how to launch the project
  • Tips and Tricks to help with explaining the project to students and parents, record keeping, grading and assessments
  • The complete, printable handout with all the ideas and explanations of what to collect for the project including:

Record Stories

Collect Recipes

Collect Family Signatures

Collect Notes and Letters

Ask Advice/Gather Sayings

Collect Pictures

Find Flags

Discover Artwork

Discover Music

Create a Family Tree

Find Other Objects

  • Due Dates sheet to copy for students
  • Record keeping sheets for YOU!
  • Signatures and Advice pages
  • Grading Rubric
  • Reflection Paper for students to fill out
  • Presentation ideas that won’t overwhelm
  • Full color photos of example projects
  • Link to a Google Slideshow you can use to introduce the project to your students
  • Link to a Spotify playlist you can used during presentations
Total Pages
39 pages
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