Lesson 5 - Life History Interviewing
This section describes life history interviews as a way of collecting data about economic struggle and success. Students read life history interview questions, compare and contrast the answers, and begin to develop the ability to ask in-depth and empathetic questions of peers and adults. They learn to see those around them as having complex lives, full of lessons about struggle, possibility, and support.
Activity: Understanding Life History Interviewing
Lesson 5 : Life History Interview Questions & Answers
Question 1: As a high school student looking to your future, what did life success mean to you?
Question 2: How has COVID changed the work you do?
Question 3: Over the course of one’s life, there are moments that change your direction, or challenge you, or where you go through a period of decline and maybe of recovery. Have you ever experienced something like that?