Unit IX Part 2 The Cycle of Life
Lesson 3 Elders' Ways

The Stories They Tell -- Conclusions Worksheet

Name ______________________________________________ Date ______________

Task: You have visited a graveyard and collected data about the graveyard itself and about several gravestones. Think about the data and "The Stories They Tell." Have customs changed over time? Do different folk groups have different practices and traditions? Did you find evidence about changes in life span? Do names, epitaphs, and symbols differ over time? Were soldiers from different wars buried there? Write some of your conclusions below or draw the gravestone that interested you most.



Religious Affiliation

Arrangement of Graves


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