Beginning of the Year American History Writing

Beginning of the Year American History Writing
We are often surprised, even awed, by the experiences of our
The word history comes from the Greek word historía which
means "to learn or know by inquiry." History is not static. It's
fluid. It changes and grows and becomes richer and more
complex when any individual interacts with it.
On a sheet of notebook paper or on a word
document ( you will need to print it) answer
the following writing prompt: Describe a
time when you learned something important
about your family history.
Your response must be at least 500 words.
These will be shared with the class on
Monday. Have a discussion with family
members! Relive the past.
“We are not makers of history. We are made by history. “
~Martin Luther King, Jr.