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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Early English Exploration and Settlement of the Colony of Virginia
With resource links, a detailed procedure, embedded primary source documents, and a Readers Theater script, you're ready to teach! Re-enact historical events in order to boost historical perspective, discern main ideas, and draw...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
A History of Historical Perspective on the Inauguration
Explore primary sources about historical perspectives on the US presidential Inauguration. Your class views video clips, researches time-lines, and explores Internet resources concerning the Inaugural process. This lesson plan includes...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
A Peaceful Leader
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...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Happy Birthday!: Internet Research and Historic Events
Talk about intrinsic motivation! Begin where your learners' 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....
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Timeline of Historical Fiction
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...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
The First Thanksgiving (Grades 6-8)
Take your middle schoolers back to the first Thanksgiving with an engaging cross-curricular unit that ties together topics in social studies and ELA. While learning about he settlement at Plymouth young scholars participate in a series...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Abraham Lincoln: A Time Line Research Project
Though Abraham Lincoln's life was tragically cut short, it was filled with accomplishments and inspiring moments that continue to influence American democracy. Explore the ways the 16th president of the United States made his way from a...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable