Sixth graders discover how to read timelines and make timelines of their own lives by putting special dates of their choice in chronological order. They study timelines in their Florida History book as a class.
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Historical Thinking Chart
Narrow down your questions about author perspective, historical context, and veracity of claims in a document with the help of a historical reading chart. Learners track the basics of the document along with advanced evaluation skills...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Small Group Discussion Questions
Support a class reading of the novel Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor with this series of discussion questions. Covering a variety of topics from character and setting to historical accuracy and symbolism, these questions challenge...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline
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...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Remembrance
On every July 4th, we watch fireworks and celebrate our independence, but how is the history of the American Revolution preserved? Four social studies instructional activity guide learners through different memorials, commemorative...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
When considering a series of primary sources about a event, how do historians decide which ones to give greater weight? That's the question class groups consider to gain an understanding of the importance of intertextual evaluation.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
I Can Draw Conclusions: History Analysis
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.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Analyze Key Events Using Timeline
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...
9 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Genre Lesson: Historical Fiction
Take a trip through history with a instructional activity on historical fiction. With instructions for games, reading activities, and literary analysis assignments, this resource would be a great addition to any reading unit with a...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed