Collect family stories ("folklore")
to discover your important family traditions ("folklife").
Interview a family member:
- Read the questions on the following pages.
- Choose the questions you would like to ask (you
won't have time to ask all of them!).
- Ask an older family member your questions. Choose
a quiet time for your interview. Use a tape recorder, if you can, to record
- Listen to the tape when you are finished with
Choose your questions from the following topics:
From Toward a Better Balance: Curriculum
Guide for Multicultural Education, Susan K. Donley (Pittsburgh: Pennsylvania
Ethnic Heritage Studies Center, 1988) ©1988 Pennsylvania House of
Representatives. Used by permission.
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