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May 20 2017

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Timeline

Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. Adding an image for each label makes a timeline more visually appealing.

Add, drag, and rearrange items as needed. Saving capability allows students to return to their work and make revisions, and they can share their final work via e-mail.

For additional ideas on how to use this tool outside of the classroom, see Timeline in the Parent Afterschool Resources section.

Lessons That Use This Interactive

Grades 3 5 | Lesson Plan | Unit

Students build upon their knowledge of biographies to write their own autobiographical incident. After going through a process of revision, they use a rubric to assess their work.

Grades 3 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

In this lesson students explore a number of sources to create a biographical timeline about a selected person. Students collaboratively research and resolve conflicting information they find during their investigation.

Grades 3 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

Students explore multiple online sources to gather information about the life of Christopher Columbus, complete a cyber scavenger hunt, and use their notes to prepare a timeline and summary report.

Grades 3 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

Imagination and application are key to this tall tale lesson in which students take what they know about tall tales to spin a yarn of their own.

Grades 3 5 | Lesson Plan | Unit

Students explore a variety of sources for information about voting. They evaluate the information to determine if it is fact or opinion, and then create a graffiti wall about voting.

Grades 3 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

This lesson pairs the reading of historical fiction with nonfiction to introduce students to the large themes of history.

Grades 4 8 | Lesson Plan

Students in grades 4�8 activate prior knowledge and research information about a historic event through fiction and nonfiction literature and exploration of relevant websites.

Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources

Grades 6 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

In an effort to help motivate students to read nonfiction, students are challenged to use a timeline to help them name the year when certain products were invented.

Grades 11 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson

After researching the history and basic facts of a nuclear chemistry topic, students utilize the Web 2.0 tool Timetoast to create an electronic timeline that they use to present their research to the class.

Grades 3 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing Summarizing

The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.

Grades 1 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing Summarizing

The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.

Grades K 12 | Mobile App | Organizing Summarizing

Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line, organized by time of day, date, or event and labeled with short or long descriptive text. Addition of an image makes a timeline more visually appealing.

Grades 3 8 | Calendar Activity | s series to read, discuss shared elements in the books, and use the 3-Circle Venn Diagram to compare story elements.

Grades 3 8 | Printout | Graphic Organizer

After students read a short story or chapter of a novel, they can use the Narrative Pyramid to reflect on key ideas and details.





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