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Charley Williams and Granddaughter, Age 94

[Detail] Charley Williams and Granddaughter, Age 94

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Evaluation

Focused Research History Paper

  • Students produce a four to six page focused research paper. Students are expected to formulate their thesis as a question, rather than as a statement, and to support their thesis using material on family life in the Great Depression gathered from primary and secondary sources.
  • The topic should relate to the role the person interviewed played in history and the influence of that history on the person's life.

Oral Presentation

  • Students create and present oral reports based on their focused research papers.
  • Oral presentations must include a visual.