VGS GENEALOGY SCHOOL - SUPPLIES

Genealogy supplies and forms for "Genealogy in the Classroom"

These family tree forms, charts, flyers and publications make it easier to record and organize your genealogy research.

Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS), Victoria, BC, Canada

PUBLICATIONS

Youth Genealogy Activity Book CoverWondering how to get started? We have a step-by-step guide and activity book that would be useful for students of all ages.

Who’s In Your Family Tree?    A step-by-step guide for the detective in your family.
Written by Merv Scott.  Published by the Victoria Genealogical Society

The book has 16 pages which leads the reader through an introduction of genealogy, including activities like filling in a family tree chart, interviewing their family, finding the origin of their surname on the internet and more. The book also offers a write in (or e-mail in) ‘Youth Family History Research Challenge’ where those entries selected will be published in our Victoria Genealogical Society Journal.

For a sneak preview of the book, check out these sample pages.

To order the book: email the Victoria Genealogical Society.
Price: $5.00 (Canadian dollars) plus postage (taxes are included).

Family history societies and youth organizations may be authorized to re-sell this book as part of their own fund raising campaign.  Email projects@victoriags.org to request this authorization or for more information on fund raising and volume discounts for bulk orders.

 

FLYERS & POSTERS

You'll find the following documents handy for printing and using as handouts or posters.

Introduction to Genealogy in the Classroom - download this 2-page flyer which outlines the many features and resources found in our Genealogy In the Classroom resource site.

 

GENEALOGY FORMS & CHARTS

FORMS FOR "GENEALOGY IN THE CLASSROOM" ACTIVITIES

My Family Fan Chart: Kids chart provided by Misbach Enterprises.
A 4-generation ancestor chart shaped like a fan, where you can fill in yourself at the centre, then enter the names of your parents, grandparents and great-grandparents.
(Used in the 1-2-3 GO! genealogy project series.)

Ancestor Chart: Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS).
The Ancestor Chart allows you to record the ancestors from whom you directly descend.  This one shows 4 generations.
(Used in the 1-2-3 GO! genealogy project series.)

Family Group Record: Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS).
List relatives missing from the ancestor chart, one family at a time.
(Used in the 1-2-3 GO! genealogy project series.)

My Own Time Machine: Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS).
A blank timeline table with decades, to list important dates and events in your family history.
(Used in the 1-2-3 GO! genealogy project series.)

Facts Table for My Own Story: Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS).
(Used in the My Family! My Story! genealogy project series.)

Story Map for My Own Story: Provided by the Victoria Genealogical Society (VGS).
(Used in the My Family! My Story! genealogy project series.)

 

OTHER GENEALOGY FORMS

Family Group Sheet: Provided by Ancestry.ca. 
The Family Group Sheet enables you to compile complete, correct and connect families.

Ancestral Chart: Provided by Ancestry.ca. 
The Ancestral Chart allows you to record the ancestors from whom you directly descend.

"Give Me Five Generations!" Chart: Provided by Library and Archives Canada.  The large coloured version is also available for pick up (no charge) at the Victoria Genealogical Society Resource Centre.

Ancestor Chart for Step Families: Provided by Family Tree Magazine.

Ancestor Chart for Adoptive Families: Provided by Family Tree Magazine.

Research Calendar: Provided by Ancestry.ca. 
The Research Calendar gives an account of every record source you have searched.

Correspondence Record: Provided by Ancestry.ca.
The Correspondence Record helps you keep track of those with whom you have corresponded.

 

Don't miss even more genealogy resources and references on our School Library and Family History Club pages.