Answer the following questions about each of the oral histories and include specific references and quotes from the stories.
Name and link for each oral history chosen.
What life events, people, etc. did they emphasize in their oral history and why do you think that was?
What places in Minnesota do they talk about? How do they describe them? Discuss 1-2 specific examples from their oral history.
What additional questions or follow-up questions would you ask each person and why?
Think about the 2 oral histories together: How are the two experiences similar? Different? Be specific about points of comparison.
Think about the 2 oral histories together: How did their experiences confirm or conflict with or complicate what you learned from the assigned materials? Be specific about points of comparison.
What did you learn from the oral histories that are unique to that kind of source (a personal verbal story vs. one of the assigned materials)?