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Writing Your Ancestors Activity, Uproar Sneak Peek

Read the list below and think about these ways you can record your family’s history. Pick one and write a poem or short story guided by that prompt…

• Write about attending your family reunion. Who used to be there but is no longer there?

• Write a letter to one of your ancestors.

• Pretend as if you were creating a scrapbook of photos and other mementos from your ancestors, write a narrative to match your scrapbook

• Describe one or two old family traditions (rituals, sayings, events, recipes, ect) in detail and share how they reflect your family history.

Pick one of these and write! As always please feel free to share your poem with us in the comments section or through email. Uproar Logo

Category: Write

Writing Exercise designed by 
the Uproar Poetry Group

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