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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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Civil War - Create A Living Timeline

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Take your traditional timeline project on the Civil War to the next level! From the attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 to the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, your class members will research a particular event and then teach their...
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading a timeline with this two-page worksheet that illustrates a fun week at summer camp and tests comprehension with seven questions.
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American Revolution Timeline Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This simple project can have great implications for your learners' understanding of the shifts in power during the American Revolution. Using an included worksheet, your young historians will design a timeline of the revolution and...
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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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A Timeline of Women's Right to Vote

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Which countries implemented women's suffrage before the 19th amendment went into effect in the United States? Which countries still do not allow women to vote? Watch the global spread of women's rights in an interactive timeline that...
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History of Flight Timeline Activity

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Scholars are introduced to the significant events that led to the development of today's modern forms of air travel. They create a timeline to identify the vital events that are related to man's flight. In addition, they research various...
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Blank Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
Constructing a timeline is a valuable activity for history classrooms, and this graphic organizer is a fast and dependable aid for that endeavor! Blank spaces are available to identify a year and/or event within a particular span of...
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Timeline Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Don't let your pupils waste another second drawing out lines for your next timeline assignment. Pass out this worksheet and get straight to the main activity!
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Make a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this activity, students follow the directions carefully to construct a timeline of the life of Christopher Columbus. Detailed dates and events in order are provided.
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The Philippines Modern History Timeline

For Students 7th - 9th
Timelines of historical events can be very handy for compare and contrast, recalling dates, or understanding cause and effect. Hand out this timeline that outlines events related to the control and formation of government in the...
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Timeline Research Activity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore world history by creating a presentation of a famous person. Middle schoolers identify the uses of timelines and choose a person they would like to research. After utilizing the Internet to research their famous person, learners...
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
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Century Timeline

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scholars use the Cosmic Times and the Internet to create a timeline of events from 1916 when Einstein presented the Theory of General Relativity to 2016. Scientific discoveries are the main focus, then pupils add in events from culture,...
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Timeline of Events: 1960’s Civil Rights Movement of St. Augustine, Florida

For Students 9th - 12th
A timeline can be a powerful learning tool because it reveals a pattern in events. While few would consider St. Augustine, Florida a hotbed of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, a selection of background information and a timeline of...
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Composers Timeline

For Students K - 12th
Take a quick tour through the last 350 years of music composition with an interactive timeline tool. As learners scroll through the years, they see which composers were born and working during the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern...
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Queen Victoria Timeline

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Queen Victoria was born in 1819, and died in 1901. What happened in between? A blank timeline prompts young historians to note the major events that occurred in nineteenth-century Britain during the 82 years of Queen Victoria's life.
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Why I Am Me Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happened when your learners were born? How about when they started school? Find out all about your pupils with a timeline activity that connects personal history to history overall. Class members create their own timelines. On one...
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On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 11th Standards
Divided into nine topic groups, from the Proclamation of 1763 to the Battles of Lexington and Concord, your young historians will research major events on the road to the American Revolution and then create a 2-3 minute sketch explaining...
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Creating a Chronological Timeline

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What makes a life remarkable? Have your class research the lives of prominent African-Americans and create a timeline including major life events. To expand your middle schoolers' knowledge of prominent African-Americans, introduce some...
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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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Timeline Eons

For Students 5th - 12th
Beginning as far back as 13,798,000,000 years ago, this interactive timeline details events from natural history, world history, US history, sports, scientific discoveries and developments, and even the arts. The app even projects future...
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Analyze Key Events Using Timeline

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Sometimes it is the smallest moments that can make the biggest impact. Learn how key events can help shape a final outcome. Your class will analyze an informational text, construct a timeline of major events, and draw connections between...
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My Timeline

For Students K - 5th Standards
Ready to announce your next timeline assignment? This is the printable for you! The template provides the option for up to 10 events on the timeline, as well as spaces to illustrate each event!
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Society - Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students look at a timeline of the development of different disabilities and discuss how different they all are. In this disabilities lesson plan, students then fill out a worksheet of examples of different kinds of disabilities.
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Celebrate Abe Lincoln: A Primary Timeline Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the qualities possessed by Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students create a timeline of events that shows why Abraham Lincoln could overcome obstacles to be come President. Students create a book and...
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Timeline of Abraham Lincoln’s Life

For Students 2nd - 5th
How many moments from Abraham Lincoln's historic life and presidency can your pupils describe?As part of their study of Abraham Lincoln, class members create a timeline of important events in this life.
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Florida Timeline:

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn about important events in Florida history by making a timeline of the 10 most important events.
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Personal Timeline

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders review the stages of the writing process. In this writing process lesson plan, 7th graders review the writing process steps by creating a personal timeline. Students complete graphic organizers for the lesson plan and...
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Timeline of Historical Fiction

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create a historical fiction timeline. They review the literature through the perspective of history (writing prompts provided). Students create a book cover illustration to appear with the book review in the appropriate spot on...
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The Timeline Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This is a great idea for any social studies classroom to incorporate throughout the year as an ongoing project! Line your walls with a continuous strip of butcher paper to design a large timeline that you can add to as you cover...
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Welcome to My World! Developing a Personal Narrative Timeline

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Explore the personal histories of your third graders by creating timelines. Youngsters review five events that had an important impact on their lives. They then create a timeline on their computers using multi-media software and narrate...
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The Dust Bowl: Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A timeline can provide learners with a better grasp on events that occurred prior to, and after a major time period. Take a look at a simple timeline used to describe the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl. The slide show contains...
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A Photosynthesis Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Science learners discover that scientific advancements come in increments. Beginning as an idea, changes and developments are influenced by available resources and current societal values. As an example, pupils examine the conclusions...
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Creating a Timeline

For Students 5th - 6th
In this timeline instructional activity students create a timeline using the 5 dates provided. The students must provide a title, order the dates, and label the timeline they create.
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Timeline to the Whitehouse

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Whitehouse instructional activity, learners read a timeline for how the President gets elected and then answer short answer questions about it. Students answer 10 questions.
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Timeline

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Four different timeline graphic organizers are included here. The first has six boxes, the second eight, and the third and fourth ten in slightly different formats. Each page includes space to write in a title or other information, such...
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Timeline of Your Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils can use PowerPoint as a tool to create clear timelines that show their lives in relationship to historical events. Take a trip to the computer lab and share this page with your class. Class members can watch each video and follow...
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Timeline Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young biologists travel back billions of years through history in a collaborative life science project. Given a long sheet of paper and a list of key biological events, students work in small groups creating and illustrating timelines...
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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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Timeline - Marching Toward Freedom: Lesson 2

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore world history by participating in vocabulary game. In this historic timeline lesson, 4th graders create a timeline based on U.S. history which they add to each day of the school year. Students create a vocabulary...
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Representing Text in a Timeline

For Students 5th - 6th
In this representing text in a timeline worksheet, students interactively answer 10 multiple choice questions about timelines then click to check their answers.
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Civil Rights Movement Cut-and-Paste Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners put into order the sequence of events that brought about voting rights and equal rights for African Americans. The creative project can be made very crafty by having students cut out the timeline to be combined with others in a...
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Timeline of the Korean War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a study of the Korean War by using a creative project that requires research and writing. They create a timeline of the war that can be displayed in a large or small background.
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Creating a Personal Philanthropy Timeline

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a timeline. For this philanthropy lesson, students use sequential terminology and create a chronological list of philanthropic acts they have performed.
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
An interactive resource covers all of the United States' most prominent and influential historic wars including the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the War of 1812, and the Korean War. Learners observe cause and effect as well as how violence...
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World War II: A Visual History

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore the enormity of World War II, including its causes, prominent battles, and historical figures, with an interactive map and timeline. Divided into each year from 1939 to 1945, as well as sections pre- and post-war, the resource...
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Life Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students place events on a timeline in chronological order. They identify important/significant events on the timeline. Students produce a timeline that is well-organized and well-detailed. They express all ideas in a way that provides...
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Creating a Timeline and Scanning a Photograph

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create a timeline and scan pictures for it. In this timeline lesson, students use an interview of a family member to create a timeline for that person. They scan photographs to add to their computer made timeline. 
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Telling Time Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Use the Internet and library resources to compose a telling time timeline -- a visual history of time. Learners will develop research skills and gain perspective about telling time by discovering the history of clocks and time.
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World History Timeline Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using and online tool called TimeRime, class members create timelines that include what they consider to be the top 10 most important events from the first semester of world history. The first few pages of the assignment focus on how to...
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Nuts for Peanuts: Peanut Plants, Peanut Timeline, and Peanut-s-timation!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students complete a timeline. In this peanuts lesson, students read A Short Peanut History and use this resource to make a timeline of the history of the peanut. Students can grow peanuts in the classroom or make various peanut recipes.
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History: Understanding the Tudor Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Who were the Tudors? Find out about the Tudor Era 1485-1602 through a timeline. You'll find a description of King Henry, The Battle of Bosworth, and the Tudor Timeline. A classroom activity involving the succession of Tudor rulers is...
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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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Timelines

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
What do BC and AD mean on a timeline? What is the difference between a decade and a century? Here is a nice handout that offers all the foundational knowledge your young historians will need on how to look at historical timelines.
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Timeline-History of Portland Main and the US

For Students 10th - 12th
This is a handout of four different timelines. It contains four columns, each provides a chronological list of event starting in 1776 and ending in 2001. Timelines showcase changes and major historical events for the Portland...
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Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discover how people with disabilities have played a significant role in society throughout history. In this language arts and social studies lesson, students design a timeline that shows the inclusion of people with disabilities...
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Philanthropy is "phun" Lesson 4: Creating a Personal Philanthropy Timeline

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils design a timeline that they will use as they work through lessons related to philanthropy. They use the vocabulary, first, next, or last as they add personal philanthropic experiences.
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Korean War Timeline and Journaling

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Explore significant events of the Korean War. High school learners conduct research of primary source materials from the war. They use their research findings to write reflective journal entries about the significant war events they...
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Using a Timeline

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Introduce you primary graders to timelines with a activity that not only explains what this convenient tool is and how it can be used, but also describes how to construct one.
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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...
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Placing Events on a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
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Picturing the War in Europe: A Visual Time Line

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Where does it fit in history? Learners consider the choices historians make when evaluating events by constructing a timeline of World War II. Using photographs of events in the conflict, they create a chronology. Once finished,...
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Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students complete a scavenger hunt which highlights events on the journey by Lewis and Clark. Using the internet and journals, they identify events on the journey and places them on a timeline. They complete a worksheet as well to end...
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Flying Yanks: American Airmen in World War I

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Their boots may not have been on the ground, but military airmen in World War I made a lasting impact on the global conflict. A thorough interactive resource takes learners through a timeline of events, campaigns, and battles with...
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The Battle of the Atlantic

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
World War II is known for its land and air battles in Europe, but the waters of the Atlantic saw its share of skirmishes from 1939 to 1945. Learn more about the roles of the Allied powers in establishing ocean territory during World War...
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Martin Luther King Internet Photo Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a photographic timeline of the events in the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Working in small groups, they use internet research to find photos documenting the major events of his life. Their photos are printed and glued...
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Holocaust Visual Timeline - Introducing the Holocaust Era

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners examine the Holocaust. In this World War II instructional activity, students identify the major events of the Holocaust as they investigate a visual timeline and discuss the persecution of Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
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Timeline of Extreme Weather Events

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners research and chart extreme weather events on a timeline. In this extreme weather lesson, students interview older people who have experienced extreme weather events. Learners complete a worksheet based on the information of the...
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Solar Storm Timeline

For Students 7th - 10th
In this solar storm timeline, students read about a series of events that took place in space beginning with a solar flare. Students gather the information and create a time line of events mentioned. They determine the length of time it...
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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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Survivor Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Trace a survivor's story using a timeline, map skills, poetry and/or prose and photography, and make a visual representation of a survivor's journey through his or her life as a culminating activity for the class and the survivor.  This...
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Living History Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
As part of a living history research project, learners research a chosen historical figure that they will study and physically represent in a gallery walk. This resource includes a project description, letter to parents, rubric, and...
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Fake News: Historical Timeline

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
In 1874, The New York Herald falsely claimed that several animals escaped from the Central Park Zoo, and panic ensued. Using the helpful infographic, pupils discover more instances of fake news throughout history, from as far back as 63...
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Civil War Timeline

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify the major events before, during and after the Civil War. In groups, they use the events to create a timeline and research the figures and places involved in their specific event. They present their information to...
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Timeline Shuffle

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine the role and importance of timelines, and the method for ordering events. They order events and create a timeline of significant technology achievements and scientific discoveries in order from earliest to the most recent.
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Techno Timeline

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create a timeline of inventors. In this dual history/science lesson, students research inventors of technological products, then work in groups to create a timeline of events. The timeline may include science information about...
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Holiday Timeline

For Teachers K
Students create a timeline to represent state and national holidays. In this social studies instructional activity, students use colored popsicle sticks along a line drawn on a piece of paper to illustrate when holidays occur.
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Lesson Plan on Making a World History Timeline

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine and discuss the concept of chronological order. They research an assigned continent and construct a chronological timeline using a list of historic events.
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A Celebration Timeline

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners develop a timeline that represents the events of that year in their life. They identify and include national holidays, state holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and family celebrations on their timeline, and present them to the...
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Welcome to My World! Developing a Personal Narrative Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete a timeline activity. In this narrative timeline lesson, students review sequence and time words. Students bring photos of their own lives and arrange the photos into sequential order. Students write short narratives...
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Timeline

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students create a timeline of the major events that have happened to their family. In this timeline lesson plan, students put events on their timeline that happened before and after they were born.
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Aviator Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
For this aviation lesson, students research five famous aviators using a variety of sources, and present the information in a timeline format. Lesson uses Florida state standards meeting English and history requirements studying 5 famous...
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Autobiographical Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create an autobiographical timeline based on the time period of their lives, beginning with their birth to the current date. After reviewing timelines, students research information in the school media center and on websites.
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Portable Pittsburgh Timeline

For Students 7th - 12th
In this timeline template worksheet, students add details to 3 timelines regarding the history of their families, their community, and Pittsburgh.
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Why I Am Me Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers make a timeline of themselves and a timeline of the world. In this timelines lesson plan, students use the internet to research 16 different important events that occurred during the time given to them.
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Virginia History Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners create a list of important events that have taken place in their life to begin understanding what it takes to place things in the order of what happens first.  In this timeline lesson, students place important American historic...
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Martin Luther King Jr.: A Clothesline Timeline

For Teachers K - 12th
Students use print and online resources to obtain information about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. They identify important events in King's life. They sequence lists of important events by date.
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Civil War Timeline

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, in groups, come up with a rank order of importance 1-15 of what they consider to be the most significant to the least significant cause of the Civil War. They debate and come up with a group rank.
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Lesson 3: What Happens in the White House? A Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Working in groups or individually, learners study images of important events that occurred at, or directly affected, the White House, and share their findings of a specific event. They then post the image of their event on a timeline of...
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Personal Timeline

For Teachers 1st
First graders create their own timeline. In this personal history lesson, 1st graders discuss what a timeline is, how a timeline works and how to create their own personal timeline.
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English History 1066 - 1500 Timeline

For Students 6th - 8th
In this English history timeline worksheet, students explore major historical events that occurred in Great Britain between 1066 and 1500.
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Timeline

For Students 2nd - 8th
In this graphic organizer worksheet, students fill in the graphic organizer with pictures and sentences for a timeline. Students complete 8 sections.
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Timeline

For Students 2nd - 12th
In this timeline worksheet, students fill out the date or event and a description for each event. Students can fill out 15 events on this worksheet.
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Learning From the Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Coming up on the Olympics? Be sure your middle schoolers understand the dynamic and ancient history of this global tradition. They begin by recalling traditions parents have passed down, considering their relevance and ways they might be...
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Loco for Cocoa

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Is there anything better than chocolate? This series of cross-curricular lessons lays out five to seven days of a study on chocolate. Over these days, learners watch video clips about how chocolate is made, compose poems and legends,...
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An Illustrated comparative Timeline of Selected cultures in North America Until Initial European Contact

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars view a seven meter time line with a scale of one mm=1 year, and three rows (Canada, Mexico, United States). They identify civilizations on each timeline. Students determine the affect of the ability to cultivate corn on a...
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The History of Ancient Egypt Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students create a timeline of the ancient civilization of Egypt. They use the example in the graphic organizer for the rest of the activity.
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Political Issue Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewAs part of a study of US Presidential elections, class members track the history of an issue in the 2020 campaign. They create a timeline to determine if there are any patterns, if ideas about the issue have evolved, or if in issue is no...
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Constructing a Timeline of African History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a timeline of African History. In groups, they research and describe eight different important periods in the country's history. They apply this information to compare and contrast them and how it has allowed Africa to...
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The Discovery of Cells

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a timeline of the key scientific events leading to the discovery of cells. They use metric rulers to make various length measurements. Students determine the length of timeline intervals, convert intervals of time...
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American Revolution Interactive Timeline

For Students 5th - 12th
A chamber door handle from the house George Washington lived in as president. A plate from the English battleship Guerriere. A document that details a disabled soldier’s pension. Docent-narrated videos detailing the history and...
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Timeline of Mine

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create a 3-D self-standing album containing an accurate timeline of his/her life. They select personal items to attach to the timeline (like jewelry, photos, etc.). Also, they create journals as keepsakes for themselves and...
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Interactive Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the development of ragtime music and its relation to jazz. They participate in an online Interactive timeline and read about the history of ragtime music, listen to examples of music, and in small groups create short...
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Master Artist Internet Research Project: Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners conduct research on a selected artist's life. They select an artist, conduct Internet research and bookmark sites, read biographical information about their artist, and create and print a chronological timeline of their selected...
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My Life Timeline

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate their own lives by creating a timeline. In this personal history lesson plan, 2nd graders define the important events in their lives and how they have influenced their time afterwards. Students create a...
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Delivery Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners study the transportation and delivery service and complete a timeline activity. In this delivery and transportation lesson, students identify activities that need to be completed to make deliveries. Learners arrange activities...
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Charting History With Pennies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students collect pennies and sort them in ascending order of dates. For the year on each penny, students research key events in history and pick a single event, explaining its historical significance. Then students use these events to...
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The Search for the Earliest Life

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Life existed on Earth more than four billion years ago, much earlier than scientists predicted. Eons presents a lively video as part of a larger series. It explains the recent findings on multiple continents that alter the timeline of...
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“Saving the Bear”: The Russian Expeditionary Force of World War One

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How have Russian politics affected countries on a global stage? The discussion of the Russian Revolution and World War I begins with an analysis of primary resource letters. Learners finish with a project where they create a timeline of...
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Henry Kissinger and Detente

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China evolve between 1950 and 1970? Your young historians will complete a timeline of events with evidence that the relationship between these two great nations was...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Pupils review major events in the life of one of the most influential presidents in United States history, Abraham Lincoln, while building fundamental skills for timeline analysis.
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Preparing for Revolution

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members create a timeline of actions by both the British parliament and the colonists that led to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Groups use the provided Primary Source Analysis Tool to examine and evaluate materials to...
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Voting Rights History

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why is voting so important, anyway? Learn more about the importance of exercising a right for which so many men and women marched, fought, and legislated with an interactive timeline activity.
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The Great Gatsby: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The focus in this activity is on how carefully the plot of The Great Gatsby is structured. Learners identify what they see as the major turning points in the novel and the events that lead up to these points. Groups chart these events on...
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An Overview of the Vietnam War

For Teachers 7th Standards
What is the best way to explain the devastation of war in an age-appropriate way? Here's a resource that makes it easier for young historians to understand the experiences of soldiers during the Vietnam War. Pupils participate in a...
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A Veterans Day Thank You Note

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This Veterans Day inspire scholars to say thank you to a veteran. Here, learners discover key details about a specific war using an interactive timeline, and then write a thank you letter offering their gratitude to someone who risked...
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Once Upon A Time (Saxipak’a): Lesson Plan 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of a study of the history of the Chumash on California's Channel Island chain, class members view the documentary Once Upon a Time, respond to discussion questions, and create a timeline for the different waves of migration.
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French Revolution Timeline

For Students 9th - 12th
The events of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1815 contributed to a drastic change in French leadership, as well as the country's attitude toward wealth and the working man. A timeline lists the main events of the 26-year period and...
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The Time of Our Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mammals are some of the newest organisms to appear on Earth. Young scholars complete an activity that results in a timeline showing the appearance of different types of living organisms. Provided with a list that spans from prokaryotes...
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Annotated Timeline of The American Literary Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study the transformation of American literature starting from Colonial times up until the present. Each of the nine periods (Romanticism, Realism, Postmodernism, etc.) is introduced and important literary agents from that period are...
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Evolution of Biotechnology Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils explore how present biotechnology has evolved. They create a timeline is included referencing major scientists and major events in history which have led to our current understanding and use. A teacher time line is included.
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World War I and World War II Timeline Cards

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this World War I and World War II chronological events worksheet, students examine the timeline cards. The cards may be cut out so that students may study the chronology of events.
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Timeline to the Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this timeline of the Renaissance worksheet, students fill in the blank graphic organizer with 7 chronological events that highlighted the time period.
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Freedom Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the issue of the morality of slavery in the 18th and 19th centuries in the United States and construct a timeline containing freedom facts. Freedon issues and the rights and responsibilities of the time are examined.
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Character Development - Flora

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Watch video clips that illustrate a character's development. Your class can watch video's about a character and her development through a life decision. They then complete a timeline activity for the story.
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How We Vote

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students fill in a graphic organizer and discuss the struggles in groups about the history of voting in Louisiana. Students also explore a voting timeline to see who could and could not vote before and after 1850.
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Amelia Earhart - Drawing Conclusions

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Examine the life of Amelia Earhart with kids. They will read facts and view a timeline about Earhart's life. They will work in groups to read the last radio transmissions and draw conclusions about what happened in her disappearance and...
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Innovative Inventions

For Students 6th - 8th
Help your scholars get a grasp on the chronology of the Industrial Revolution with this "Innovative Inventions" worksheet. They discover what year various items were invented, and then create a timeline placing each invention and...
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Family Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss how a family can grow and change. They interview their family members about important events that occurred. They create a timeline to share with their class.
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Making a Pictorial Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create a pictorial timeline of a biographical character. For this timeline lesson, students create a slide show illustrating the life of the person from a biography they've read. Students also use Kid Pix to create a pictorial...
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Personal Timeline

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine timelines. They listen to a story and write a sequence of events in chronological order. Students discuss the use and importance of timelines. They construct a personal timeline.
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My First Timeline

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this life timeline worksheet, students fill in the dates for the events in their life. Students then write the date and events on the timeline in order from left to right.
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Representing Text In A Timeline: Post Test

For Students 5th - 8th
In this timeline worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about texts in timelines. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students internalize chonological events by individually making a part of a timeline made of colored construction paper and putting it all together as a final review activity.
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Invention Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this lesson, students Create a timeline of historical events, Identify patterns of change, Interpret data in a timeline.In this lesson, students use Inspiration to view progress over time as they develop timelines highlighting...
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Timeline, Vocalnoes, Precipitation

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students collectively author a timeline of Costa Rica's historical events. Using the internet and other sources, students research events that occurred during a given time period. They construct a timeline along poster paper. Other...
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Daytona 500 Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a timeline of the history of the Daytona 500 at Daytona, Florida. Students use AppleWorks draw to create the timeline, and students incorporate pictures to illustrate their timeline.
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Wisconsin Heritage Timeline

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore why groups of immigrants settled in Wisconsin. Through intervies with family members, printed materials, and internet research, 4th graders discover the contributions early residents made to the state. Students...
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Video Timeline

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the development of a technology and create a timeline and skit about it. In this technology lesson plan, 8th graders research the history of a chosen technology. They create a storyboard timeline and a skit...
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Geologic Timeline

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the events that took place between the Cenozoic and Precambrian era. In this earth science instructional activity, 8th graders create a geologic timeline using the computer. They add pictures and graphics to...
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Three Event Boxed Horizontal Timeline

For Students 4th - 5th
In this graphic organizer worksheet, learners use the 3 event boxed horizontal timeline to record chronological events. There is an arrow from the timeline to each box which can be used to record dates and events.
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Media Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study websites about the media and disabilities and identify places on a timeline where the media has influenced society with disabilities. In this disabilities lesson plan, students make a large timeline out of craft paper as a...
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Time Marches On

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the times of Colonial America by creating a timeline.  In this U.S. History lesson, students research a teacher-directed website about African Americans in early colonial times.  Students utilize their information to...
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Johnny Appleseed

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate Johnny Appleseed.  In this cross curriculum literacy and U.S. history instructional activity, students listen to Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellogg, and dictate important events in his life as the teacher writes them...
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Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover contributions made to society by Martin Luther King Jr.  In this civil rights history lesson, 2nd graders are read two books about Martin Luther King Jr., answer questions about the books, and complete a timeline...
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Observing Trees

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a timeline of a tree in a given time span.  In this life cycle instructional activity, students observe one particular tree at the beginning of the year, and continue their observations for several weeks to create a...
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Traveling Through Mexican History

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders visit a number of websites to study early Mexican history. They create a three-page PowerPoint presentation and use the title pages to design a timeline.
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Polar Adventure: Read All About It!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate reports of an adventure to the North Pole or the South Pole and then chronicle it by writing a newspaper article or making a timeline. The focus is placed on a recent or historic expedition to the region selected.
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Tudor Kings and Queens

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your class will have no problem completing these activities, as long as they were paying attention during your last lecture on the Tudors! They put the Tudor Kings and Queens in order on a timeline, and then answer five review questions. 
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The Use of Chronological Order in a Passage

For Teachers 6th
Sequencing events is made fun and easy using this method. Learners use Timeliner to order events in a story. Since sequencing can be a difficult topic to grasp, this technique might be just the way to motivate learners.
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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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The Civil Rights Movement Timeline

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Using this simple worksheet, your learners will have the opportunity to practice reading timelines while learning about key events during the civil rights movement in the United States.
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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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Help Lincoln Get to the White House

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Though Abraham Lincoln rose to prominence in the White House, he began his life in an Indiana log cabin. Young Lincoln historians discover notable facts about the sixteenth president of the United States in a timeline interactive that...
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Tuck Everlasting: Time-Line Graphic Organizer Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
What happens first in Tuck Everlasting? What happens after that? Prompt readers to create a timeline of the events in Natalie Babbitt's novel, detailing both story sequence and character relationships.
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Picturing the War in the Pacific: A Visual Time Line

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Pacific theater was critical to the Allied victory of World War II. Learners deconstruct the sequence of events around the conflict using stunning photographs. After they finish, pupils consider what additional dates and images they...
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Timeline for Bird and Plant Research

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research and observe birds and plants in selected habitat areas.
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Ancient China

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
From China's physical geography and earliest beginnings of civilization to the Qin and Han dynasties, here is a nicely designed worksheet on ancient China, which includes a graphic organizer and timeline to summarize the reading material. 
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A Peaceful Leader

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's life and message is just as important today as it was in his lifetime. Introduce elementary learners to the movement for civil rights with a timeline of Dr. King's life, as well as comprehension...
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Verb Tense Review: the Importance of Time

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
When you ask a fourth grader to write a sentence in the past perfect progressive tense, there might be some confusion. But with a presentation that features several different verb tenses, along with examples and a handy timeline, your...
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Timelines and Texts: Motivating Students to Read Nonfiction

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
With the emphasis on incorporating more nonfiction in language arts classes the question arises about how to design activities that motivate kids to engage with informational text. How about an assignment that asks class members to...
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Evidence of Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an impression fossils make! In this activity, aspiring paleontologists view fossils and construct a timeline to further understand how the lack of natural adaptation caused historical organisms to become extinct. While they should...
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A Word Fitly Spoken: Lincoln's Most Famous Speeches on Union

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Abraham Lincoln's words carried American democracy through one of its most tenuous and violent moments in the nation's short history. Explore an interactive timeline that places events of the 19th century in the context of Lincoln's...
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The Great War: A Visual History

For Students 6th - 12th
Immerse yourself in the military operatives of the Great War with an interactive timeline and map. As high schoolers click on each year of World War I, they can select individual battles, campaigns, troop movements, and notable victories...
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The Normandy Campaign: The Advance Inland

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Over the summer of 1944, the Allied powers of World War II came together to take back the beaches of France. See the ways each division operated to turn the tide of war with an interactive timeline and map.
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The Evolutionary Epic: Crash Course Big History #5

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In the timeline of history, Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex lived further apart from each other than Tyrannosaurus rex and humans. The fifth Crash Course-Big History video in a series of 16 introduces the concept of evolution. It...
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The Great War: U.S. Division Under Allied Command

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The victory of Allied forces in World War I is due in large part to the continued collaboration and support of the Allied divisions themselves. Learn more about the ways Australia, Britain, France, and the United States worked together...
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Do Mega Sharks Still Exist?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It was THIS big! Stories from sailors suggest the existence of mega-sized sharks, but the chemistry of their remnants suggests otherwise! Scholars learn how scientists analyze fossil materials to determine age and a timeline of the life...
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China, Zaju, and Beijing Opera: Crash Course Theater #25

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Combine music, acrobatics, dance, and mime, and you have Beijing opera. An informational video walks viewers through a timeline of Chinese theater, including the introduction of the opera. Comparisons to other forms of drama throughout...
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Romeo and Juliet Study Packet

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, a play about star-crossed lovers, resonates deeply with teenagers. The study packet contains study questions for each act of the play. Learners use a graphic organizer to analyze whether characters...
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1861: The Country Goes to War

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
What was it like to know the Civil War was coming? Using a graphic timeline activity and excerpts of speeches from Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, learners consider the early days of the conflict. The resource includes prompts for...
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Reconstruction: Ida B. Wells - Pioneer of Civil Rights

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhen Ida B. Wells was kicked off the whites-only ladies railway car, it ignited a ferocious warrior for civil rights. Wells and others worked to preserve the hard-won freedoms of Reconstruction, which were tenuous at best during...
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A Day at Home Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this timeline worksheet, students complete the timeline to show what a typical day is like for them. Students are also asked to include members of their family in the timeline.
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A Civil Rights Timeline

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Make a timeline of the Constitutional Amendments that extended civil rights. Read the Constitution and decide which amendments pertain to civil rights.
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Pacific War Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners visit the George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War where they complete a timeline of important events. Prior to the visit, they create a blank timeline from 1937 to 1945 and fill in events discovered at the museum. After the...
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Timeline to the Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this timeline to the Renaissance study guide worksheet, students read the timeline notes provided and add notes of their own.
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The Rise of Railroads: California

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways are an integral part of the history of California. Using a timeline format, class members connect major historical events to the rise of the railroads and their impact on the state. Activities include a mix of independent and...
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The Rise of Railroads: Illinois

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways not only cross the US, but they are also intertwined with the history of America. Using a timeline format, individuals explore the connections between major events in American history—such as the Civil War—and the rise of the...
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Learning Timeline Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils investigate their personal milestones by interviewing family members and reading family records. They use chronological order to chart their own development. Finally, they illustrate their timeline using art supplies such as...
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Thomas Edison Timeline

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research inventor Thomas Edison finding his discoveries and the challenges he overcame. They compile a list of Edison's most important inventions and their dates. They explain why they think each invention was important. They...
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A Lens into the Past

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Explore the history of immigration through photographs. Scholars will view and discuss photographs depicting the culture and lifestyle of late 19th and early 20th century immigrants. They take pictures of current examples of culture in...
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George Washington Timeline

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a research project.  In this historical figures activity, 5th graders research facts about George Washington, compile timelines about George Washington, and then share their timelines with the class.
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The First American Party System: A Documentary Timeline of Important Events (1787-1800)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research on the events of the end of the 18th century in order to identify critical factors leading to the development of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican political parties. They summarize the key positions of...
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Earth's Dramatic History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners create a timeline.  In this Earth's History lesson, students research the history of life on Earth and use the information collected to create a timeline.  Learners also answers the provided discussion questions.
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The Decision to Americanize the War in Vietnam

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students research the major events of the Vietnam War and construct a timeline. They do the same with the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson or the 1960's. They act as an advisor to President Johnson to recommend a course of action...
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Europeans Explore the East

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this age of exploration worksheet, students respond to seven questions about events described on a timeline ranging from 1400-1664. This worksheet focuses on European exploration and trade routes. Students then explain the role of the...
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Learning from the Past: Origin of the Modern Olympic Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners compare ancient Olympic games to modern Olympic games. In this Olympic Games history lesson, students share a favorite story from past family experience and learn about traditions that society values. Learners watch videos and...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students explore equality by researching the life of a famous Civil Rights Leader. In this Martin Luther King Jr. lesson, students create a timeline of King's life and identify the important contributions he made to African-American...
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Lesson 2: Gorongosa National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How has Gorongosa National Park changed over time? Discover the park's rich history, dating back to primitive human times, through an interactive timeline and scientific reading. The second installment in an eight-part series explores...
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World Wide Web Historical Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use newspapers and magazines to identify six recent political and social events from around the world. In groups, they use a timeline template to place the events on the timeline in chronological order. They share with...
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Timeline for the Western Texas Frontier

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students work with a partner to create a timeline on the western Texas frontier. Using specific dates, they illustrate only one event for each year. They share their timelines with the class explaining why they picked that event.
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U.S. History Timeline

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a timeline activity in which they outline the events from explorations to the early Colonial era. In groups, they discover an overview of the events that lead up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...
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Napoleon Bonaparte Timeline

For Students 5th - 8th
In this Napoleon Bonaparte activity worksheet, learners record the 9 dates and details provided in the appropriate boxes on the timeline.
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American History Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students share their previous knowledge of a variety of events in American history. They are each given a paper with a significant event on it, and arrange themselves into a timeline.
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Colonial America Timeline

For Students 4th - 6th
In this American history worksheet, students write important events in colonial America on a time line. The time line is labeled with years from 1607 to 1682.
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Australian History for Kids

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
When did Aboriginal tribes arrive in Australia? When were the Sydney Olympic Games hosted? Review some major events in Australian history with this timeline activity worksheet.
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Historical Analysis of Constitutional Amendments

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Each of the 27 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution were adopted within specific economic, political, social or cultural, and international contexts. As part of their Constitution Day/Week studies, seniors investigate these factors for...
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Why Should Women Vote? The Suffrage Question

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
New ReviewAn online interactive activity asks learners to analyze a group of documents related to the women's suffrage movement and then place the documents on a timeline. The results assess users understanding of the progression of the women's...
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Timeline for Anne

For Teachers 4th - 9th
It is key to the learning process to make everything a child with visual impairments does as tactile as possible. After reading Anne of Green Gables, the class discusses her life events in order to make a tactile time line. They choose...

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