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.
Check out the original post here: http://joyinthejournney.blogspot.com/2013/01/whats-in-name-activity.html