Students will learn how to use a variety of genealogy links.
Students will learn/recognize the following terms: Social Security
Death Index, census, cemetery records, and repository so they can
guide their adults during the Genealogy Afternoon.
ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES:
Students will go to the computer lab to access http://www.usgenweb.com
site. They will explore its features following step by step
Once on the main page, students will click on census
hyperlink, discuss meaning of census and how census reports help locate
Next, they will go back, then click on cemetery to view
cemetery resources available.
The students will go back and explore
repository which links to the Social Security Index and many other
Step 2 Students will be free to explore other genealogy links on
Step 3 Drill students in genealogy vocabulary.(census, cemetery
ASSESSMENT: Teacher Observation