Timeline Teacher Resources

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Timeline Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Don't let your pupils waste another second drawing out lines for your next timeline assignment. Pass out this worksheet and get straight to the main activity!
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading a timeline with this two-page worksheet that illustrates a fun week at summer camp and tests comprehension with seven questions.
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Timeline Eons

For Students 5th - 12th
Beginning as far back as 13,798,000,000 years ago, this interactive timeline details events from natural history, world history, US history, sports, scientific discoveries and developments, and even the arts. The app even projects future...
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Timeline

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Four different timeline graphic organizers are included here. The first has six boxes, the second eight, and the third and fourth ten in slightly different formats. Each page includes space to write in a title or other information, such...
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Timeline of Historical Fiction

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
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...
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Biography Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 8th
Gathering information about a person is the easy part. Crafting an interesting biography is another thing altogether. The value in this information-collecting instructional activity is that writers are asked to move beyond the usual...
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American Revolution Timeline Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This simple project can have great implications for your learners' understanding of the shifts in power during the American Revolution. Using an included worksheet, your young historians will design a timeline of the revolution and...
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Living History Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
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...
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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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Composers Timeline

For Students K - 12th
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...
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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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Queen Victoria Timeline

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Queen Victoria was born in 1819, and died in 1901. What happened in between? A blank timeline prompts young historians to note the major events that occurred in nineteenth-century Britain during the 82 years of Queen Victoria's life.
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Placing Events on a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
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Timeline of Your Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils can use PowerPoint as a tool to create clear timelines that show their lives in relationship to historical events. Take a trip to the computer lab and share this page with your class. Class members can watch each video and follow...
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Timeline-History of Portland Main and the US

For Students 10th - 12th
This is a handout of four different timelines. It contains four columns, each provides a chronological list of event starting in 1776 and ending in 2001. Timelines showcase changes and major historical events for the Portland...
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Lesson 3: What Happens in the White House? A Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Working in groups or individually, learners study images of important events that occurred at, or directly affected, the White House, and share their findings of a specific event. They then post the image of their event on a timeline of...
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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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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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My Timeline

For Students K - 5th Standards
Ready to announce your next timeline assignment? This is the printable for you! The template provides the option for up to 10 events on the timeline, as well as spaces to illustrate each event!
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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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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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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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Invention Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this lesson, students Create a timeline of historical events, Identify patterns of change, Interpret data in a timeline.In this lesson, students use Inspiration to view progress over time as they develop timelines highlighting...
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Worksheet: History of the Earth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Earth historians review scale and then draw a geologic timeline, labeling major eras. In pairs, they research the periods and eons within each era. A list of important historical events is provided for them to mark on their completed...

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