Mining the Riches of History

Resources for Help with Interviewing Skills

How to Conduct an Interview
Tips and guidelines from Scholastic about how to conduct an interview.

Teaching Interviewing Skills Through Story Games - (TF review)
Doug Lipman uses games such as “The Hidden Mystery,” “What Fairy Tale Character Am I?” and “Before and After” to help students with active listening and designing great questions.

How to Conduct a Strong Interview
More tips for conducting strong interviews

Fifty Questions for Family History Interviews
50 questions for ideas of what to ask in a family interview

Story Corps lesson plan for gr 8-12 - (TF review of Story Corps)
Gives the basics of interviewing.

Story Corps - GREAT QUESTIONS LIST
Suggestions for many categories of questions.

 




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