A Living Timeline
Fourth graders depict important events in their town's history by creating a living timeline. They research town history using a variety of sources.
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Reading a Timeline
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...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Examining Women in West Virginia History- A Timeline
Students complete a research assignment on an event in history. In this West Virginia history instructional activity, students learn about important West Virginia events in history dealing with women. Students research one event in...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
George Washington: A National Treasure
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Living History Timeline
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...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Composers Timeline
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...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Timeline of Historical Fiction
Young scholars 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...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
First Continental Congress: Lesson 8
Fourth graders investigate the significance of the First Continental Congress. In this United States history instructional activity, 4th graders read the book If You Lived At The Time of the American Revolution and research the various...
4th Social Studies & History
Welcome to My World! Developing a Personal Narrative Timeline
Learners complete a timeline activity. In this narrative timeline lesson, students review sequence and time words. Learners bring photos of their own lives and arrange the photos into sequential order. Students write short narratives...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History