Storycorps is a great App for recording your interview with a grandparent.
Pick one of the assignments below. Place the finished product in your e-portfolio
1. Write a three paragraph essay on someone you consider to be a role model in your life. Tell me who they are, why you consider them a role model and what impact they have had on your life.
2. Take some time with a grandparent and ask them the questions below. If you are unable to ask your grandparents then ask someone in your family if they can answer the questions for them.
***Please include the questions with your answers.
1. Tell me your full name and when and where you were born 2. Do you know why you were given that name? 3. Tell me about your parents and grandparents. (Full names, birthdays, where were they from) 4. Tell me about your brothers and sisters. 5. What happened to them? 6. What was your home like when you were growing up? 7. Did you have a nickname when you were growing up? 8. Tell me about your friends 9. What was the first trip you ever took? 10. What was your first car? 11. What was your favorite subject in high school? College? 12. Were you ever in the armed services? 13. What did you do? 14. What was your first job? 15. What was your favorite job?