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Timeline of the Holocaust

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An interactive timeline uses images, videos, primary source documents, and links to informational text to chronicle the history of the Holocaust from 1933-1945.
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A Brief History of Geologic Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know the history of Earth before humans—or any mammals—existed? An epic "Eons" series video explains the larger history of geologic time. It highlights the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages scientists use to divide...
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World War II in Photographs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words, and this activity is worth so much more! Learners closely analyze a series of photographs from World War II, matching them with their appropriate captions and sequencing them into a correct timeline. 
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My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide |

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in...
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The Dutch, French, and Italian Empires, and the Results of Imperialism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Consider the results of imperialism by taking a critical look at the Dutch, French, and Italian empires. An outline of geography and a timeline of major events are presented for each of the countries. Pros and cons lists relating the...
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May I Take Your Order, Please?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils read a story, boil down that story to 5 to 7 key events, create a sequencing quiz to go with the story and have their classmates take the quiz. They will the strategy of sequencing by reading various stories (that they are not...
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson plan, students search the Internet for information about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. Students use maps to understand the explorations and decide which...
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Ben Franklin Timeline

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Celebrate inventions such as lightning rods, bifocals, and stoves with a Ben Franklin Day. Young historians conduct research and write a paragraph about an accomplishment of Benjamin Franklin including an illustration or collage that...
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Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Dates

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
From 1500-2000, an interactive timeline details important events related to Latino Americans. Next, to each date are small, yet informative blurbs—some of which include videos. 
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Celebrating Women’s History Month

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Examine the lives of four women—Blanche Stuart Scott, Madeleine L'Engle, Margaret Evans Price, and Sybil Ludington—in a 23-page activity packet. Each profile comes with a set of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Further...
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The Mole and His Mother

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Mother knows best, according to Aesop and his fable "The Mole and his Mother." An audio retelling of the story comes with an activity that asks readers to research and describe a mole before outlining the plot structure of the fable. 
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Writing Informational Text: Community and School Gardens

For Students 2nd Standards
Two informational texts feature community gardens of the past and present and how seeds grow. Scholars read, discuss what they have read, complete a timeline, define words, and compose a brief essay about the texts' main idea.
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The Chain of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The narrator of a short animated video asks viewers to consider how they are just one link in a great chain of life that extends all the way back through time to the first single-cell organisms.
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Presidential Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Throughout his life and presidency, Theodore Roosevelt contributed to the America we know today in so many ways. An adaptable lesson prompts young historians to create a chronological timeline of Roosevelt's contributions to different...
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The History and Future of Everything—Time

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look into the past and present through an analysis of time. A video from the Kurzgesagt playlist outlines the past through a series of timelines. Then, it turns to the future to explain what is in store for the earth as time...
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Let’s Get Theoretical About Cells

For Teachers 6th Standards
Get up close and personal with cells in a hands-on journey to discover what makes up living things. Scholars learn valuable microscope skills, delve into the Modern Cell Theory, and gain insight into how cells reproduce. The included lab...
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Clara Barton: Civil War Hero

For Students 4th Standards
Gain information about Clara Barton, a Civil War hero, and enhance reading comprehension skills with a worksheet that challenges scholars to read an informational passage and answer five short answer questions.  
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Yesterday: Our Energy Needs Over Time

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How has our relationship to energy changed over time? An engaging exploration challenges learners to create a timeline showing human energy needs and uses over time. Scholars review what timelines are, choose a 50-year period in history...
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The History of Inventions

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
With the help from an interactive timeline, scholars discover the time and order in which inventions came to be—popular items from eyeglasses to the compact disc. 
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Abraham Lincoln: A Time Line Research Project

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Though Abraham Lincoln's life was tragically cut short, it was filled with accomplishments and inspiring moments that continue to influence American democracy. Explore the ways the 16th president of the United States made his way from a...
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A Living Timeline of Civil Rights

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Take a step into a live museum exhibit featuring important people and events from the Civil Rights Movement. Here, scholars research, write a summary, and present their new-found knowledge orally as well as visually to museum...
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Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Tracking History Through Timelines

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Use the accompanying assessment to determine your class's prior knowledge on Martin Luther King, Jr. before beginning a lesson on the famous civil rights movement leader. The resource has young historians thinking about life for African...
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Voyages of Columbus

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Learn the life of Christopher Columbus with the help of a timeline. Young historians interpret Columbus' life story from birth to death, and answer questions to reinforce comprehension. 
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9/11: Timeline of Terror

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Flights 11, 175, 77, and 93. The World Trade Centers' North and South Towers. First Responders. As part of a study the bombing of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, groups research and create a presentation about a topic...