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Students learn how to conduct oral history interviews; examine historical documents, objects, and photographs; and design a family crest. Afterward, students apply these techniques to make family albums that chronicle their own families’ pasts and record daily lives.
Available weekdays, year round, for grades 4 – 6.
Please note we have had to increase our prices, effective September 2022. This is our first increase for these programs since 2005.
Maximum group size: 25.
Cost: $200 for up to 20 students, and an additional $10/student for groups of 21-25.
Type of Program: Field Trips
Related Topics: Family
Connections to Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks
History and Social Science (August 2003 version)
Concepts and Skills: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Learning Standards: 3.8, 3.9, 3.12
Concepts and Skills: 1, 2, 3
View full frameworks from the Massachusetts Department of Education
English Language Arts and Literacy: Grade 4 (adopted March 2011, page numbers from Common Core linked below)
1 (p. 14)
2, 7, 9, and 10 (pp. 20-21)
1, 2, and 4 (p. 24)