Today, Mrs. Bond came in to The Onion Chicken Coups to share important strategies for interviewing your subjects for your Historical Narrative. First, we watched a Katie Couric video, which gave us tips as ‘reporters’:
Then, we reviewed how to be prepared for the interviews:
Remember what Mrs. Bond said:
Don’t always stick to the script– you might miss a greater story!
Here is the footage of Katie Couric’s interview with Captain Sullenberger, the pilot of U.S. Airways Flight 1549. Watch and listen (again!) to her questions and follow up questions! See why Ms. Couric is one of the best reporters in the business:
So, now you know that there are questions that you should be asking your family member and questions you should look up through research. You don’t need to ask your “grandma” (interviewee) what you can check on “Google” (research).
Check out this Google vs. Grandma image to help you figure out what questions are which!
Tonight for homework (both classes): In your handout, please fill out the second part of page 2 and first three questions on the second-to-last page. In addition, re-watch BOTH videos on this blog.
If you have not uploaded a photo of yourself on the Google doc, please check your email/ ManageBac– NO SILLY WARPED PHOTOS!
Here is the interview with the passengers of Flight 1549. Optional to view: