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If you love to have fun and make your lessons relevant to students, this timeline activity is for you!
This interactive instagram-inspired timeline activity is a fresh approach to previewing or reviewing the major events in US History. Your students will be engaged from the time you introduce the activity till the bell rings! With 15 images formatted on an instagram-inspired template, your students will not only place the events in order, but also create fun captions, hashtags, and usernames.
Included is a suggested lesson plan (60 mins) for implementing this activity. It is best used to preview or review the major topics in your year-long course. The images start with colonial times and end with the Vietnam War.
I personally use this activity the first day of school to get my students excited about US History and to let them know this won't be their average history course!
The best part is that you can use this entire activity for distance or digital learning! The student version of the activity comes in a printable PDF version AND a Google Slides version. Students just make a copy and they can use the included resources!
- Suggested Lesson Plan (PDF only)
- Student Instructions & Timeline Materials (PDF & Google Slides)
- Teacher Key & Image Info (PDF only)
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