To provide an overview of the major events of the 1900s.
1 class period
The lesson begins by reading with the class two introductory paragraphs about mankind's dramatic and widespread changes during the 1900s. Students then work individually while reading through a timeline that describes major events of the 20th century, and completing a crossword puzzle.
Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment or used as a review exercise later in the school year.