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Bio-Graph: Graphing Life Events
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Activity Time||Four one-hour sessions—two at home and two with the group|
Fredonia, New York
Looking for ways to engage young adults at family reunions or other significant social gatherings? Have them take the time to learn about family members’ significant personal experiences by interviewing them and sharing their stories with the rest of the family. Young adults can practice their interviewing, graphing, computer, and writing skills through this interpersonal activity.
Interviewing their family members will help young adults develop their interpersonal skills and get to know more about their family members' histories. They will also employ multiple intelligences when they use graphs to express their feelings about the individual stories they'll recount.
This activity was modified from the ReadWriteThink lesson plan "Bio-graph: Graphing Life Events."