Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative

Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
Writing PBL Project: Interview Oral History Essay Narrative
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Common Core Standards
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Make any social studies or English language arts unit real with this authentic oral history interview essay project and expand your students’ understanding of the world with the experts who surround them every day.

This complete plug-and-play project is generic enough to work for any type of interview or oral history your students might conduct, including:

U.S. History: family heritage or grandparent interviews (like NPR’s StoryCorps Great Thanksgiving Listen)
English: oral history, biography, or favorite book interviews
Current Events, Government/Civics: political positions interviews
Sociology/Psychology: group identity, personal experiences interviews

Cultivating great writing skills and real world, authentic projects isn’t hard. You just need step-by-step directions and models. Let's make this year a great year of writing!

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Greatness is really listening to the words another and their perspective on the world.

Challenge your students to go outside the classroom to learn the real relevance of what you’re teaching and form a greater appreciation for those in their lives by simply adding this highly scaffolded project pack to get them really thinking and growing.

Included in this project package:
- Project Steps sheet- takes students from brainstorming to submitting in 6 simple steps
- Overview sheet- offers directions to each part of the narrative essay
- Outline sheet- includes sentence stems to get them going
- Annotated Sample sheet- provides an example of a finished narrative essay
- Peer / Self Edit sheet- helps to catch any aspects that need improvement
- Reflection & Rubrics sheets (CCSS aligned and generic)- gives clear expectations for fast scoring

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Want to see how to incorporate this project in a content unit?
Civics PBL: 3 Branches of Government, Checks and Balances Unit by interviewing a community member on what democracy means to them
U.S. History PBL: Immigration & The American Dream by interviewing an immigrant on their American Dream and experiences

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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