Friday, January 11, 2013

What's In a Name?

In my fifth grade class, we've been talking about our names this week and the meanings behind them. The students all wanted to share, so I created this template to use in a research project:

Here's my example - note that my name means "Wealthy" - I told them that that was why I became a teacher- to live up to my name! HAH! :)

Sorry for the glare - it's laminated, which is wonderful for keeping year after year, but not so wonderful for picture-taking.

Some student examples:

The finished product:

Click here to download the activity for FREE: What's In A Name?

You could use this as a take-home project, a center activity (provide Baby Name books), or an internet research activity.



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