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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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I Can Draw Conclusions: History Analysis

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
This worksheet outlines the very basic first steps to analyzing a historical topic and determining its significance. The resource prompts learners to identify important persons in history, list major events, and evaluate cause and effect.
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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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Pivotal Events

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
This is a simple graphic organizer that allows your class members to chronicle the progress and significance of a series of pivotal events.
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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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Identifying Text Structure

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Work on identifying text structure with this thorough instructional activity. After studying a diagram depicting six different text structures (compare/contrast, spatial, chronological, problem and solution, cause and effect, and order...
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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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Make a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this worksheet, 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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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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Explorers in Kansas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read cards about the explorers: Coronado, Lewis, and Clark, Pike, and Long. In this influential expeditions lesson, 4th graders describe and observe explorers who came to Kansas. Students locate main reasons and details as...
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The Peanut Wizard

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read and discuss information regarding George Washington Carver and how the peanut became cultivated in the southern colonies of the United States. In this George Washington Carver lesson, students develop vocabulary that...
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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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Then and Now

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore environmental changes in the Western plains. In this environmental changes lesson, students investigate the reasons behind environmental changes in the plains landscape. Students determine which reasons are man-made or...
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Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)

For Teachers K - 12th
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
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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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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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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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Happy Birthday!: Internet Research and Historic Events

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Talk about intrinsic motivation! Begin where your students' natural interests lie  -- with themselves -- and launch a variety of projects with this activity. Class members research important events that took place on their birthdays....
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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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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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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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Innovative Inventions

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

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use captions to determine an artifact's function and to list the features of a civilization. They classify artifacts according to the 8 Features of Civilization and for each Feature of Civilization they locate one artifact...