Family History project reflections

Grade 9 spent several weeks producing their own record of their family history. The final piece of the project was to respond to the deliberately provocative statement: "My family's history isn't important to me, who cares what happened in the past?". The presentation below includes a few brief selections from their responses to this, I think is a testament to how much the students got out of the project and just how mature and reflective they really can be: