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91 resources with the keyterm timelines

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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, 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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Comparing Famous Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
How are Martin Luther King Jr. and Susan B. Anthony similar?  Elementary learners compare and contrast the lives of these two American greats using a Venn diagram. They make timelines about their lives and write paragraphs about their...
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A Light in the Storm

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Examine the genre of historical fiction while reading A Light in the Storm. They extract events in chronological order to make a timeline. Then, they use information in the book important to the characters to create a presentation of an...
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A Journey with a Scientist

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students work in groups as they read chapters of Charles Darwin's, Voyage of the Beagle. They take notes on the chapter and in their group make a timeline of the chapter. They tape the timelines together in order to depict the entire...
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History of Toys and Games

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research history of popular toys to learn when those toys were first introduced. They use measurement skills to create an accurate timeline.
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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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Lewis and Clark's Journey West: A Timeline Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils 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 the...
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My Life in Numbers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Have fun while your class creates a timeline of their lives. They record events before and after they were born on a line with 10 integer pairs consisting of one integer on each side of zero. Many extension activities can be done in...
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What is History? Timelines and Oral Histories

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students determine that their lifetime shows just a small piece of history. They determine how two or more accounts of the same event can be different. They write an account of the same event from two perspectives.
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George Washington Timeline

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a research project.  In this historical figures lesson, 5th graders research facts about George Washington, compile timelines about George Washington, and then share their timelines with the class.
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Resources-Who Am I?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students introduce themselves to their class. In this socializing lesson, students brainstorm things they want to tell their class about themselves. Students share with  classmates experiences, places they've been, things they've done....
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The Hatfield and McCoy Feud

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the Hatfield and McCoy feud. In this Hatfield and McCoy feud lesson, 4th graders examine factors that caused the feud. Students also locate on a map where the feud took place, make a timeline of the main events...
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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

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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Lesson 1 Activity 2: A Place in Time

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students select place to study, note how it has changed over time, and create and illustrate a timeline.
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Using Timelines

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore how to create a simple timeline and make one of their life.
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Who Am I? - Brainstorming

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students brainstorm lists of places, events and relationships that define them. They search for clip art and pictures in magazines to illustrate the items on their list and create a graphic timeline of their lives.
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Lewis and Clark

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate the lives of Lewis and Clark. In this Lewis and Clark lesson, students discover how successful their journey was. Students do an art activity in which they pretend to dicover something on a journey and take it back...
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Timeline to the Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For this timeline of the Renaissance worksheet, learners fill in the blank graphic organizer with 7 chronological events that highlighted the time period.
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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 Lines in Timelines

For Teachers K - 4th
Students are introduced to the concept of sequence by creating their own personal timeline. As a class, they put the events of the last week of their lives into the correct order and determine what information should be used for their...
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Capturing the Moment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create photography timelines of the Civil Rights movement and write journal entries reflecting on the capacity of photographs to evoke personal and collective historical memory.
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Native Cultures and Values

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers learn about Native American culture. For this history and diversity lesson, students use a website to create a timeline of significant events, contributions, growth and developments of Native American culture groups. High...
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The Hatfield and McCoy Feud

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the Hatfield-McCoy feud. In this research lesson, 4th graders study the families, photographs, and  timelines. Students create their own trivia game about the feud.