Unit II Classroom Applications of Fieldwork Basics
Lesson 2 The Practice Interview

 

That's a Good Question Worksheet

 

Name of Student Interviewer: __________________________ Date: _____________

Name of Interviewee:___________________________________________________

Male or Female (circle) Age:____ Written Release Acquired? ____ Oral Release? ____

Write down a folklore topic that interests you.


What do you know about this topic right now?


If you were to ask questions of someone about that topic, what would you want to find out?
Write down at least three things below:

a.

b.

c.

Now write questions beginning with these words that ask for the information you want to know.


When

Who

What

Where

Why

Which

How

Good! You made a great start. Now write as many more questions as you can. Remember to begin your questions with “who,” “what,” “where,” “when,” “why,” “how,” and “which.” Now you are ready to try interviewing.

(Adapted with permission from FOLKPATTERNS 4-H Leaderís Guide, Michigan 4-H Youth Programs, Cooperative Extension Service, and Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI. Copyright 1991. Michigan State University Board of Trustees. These materials may be copied for non-profit educational purposes.)

 

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