Looking for print-and-go, intercurricular resources to help students understand how to read, measure, and sequence time?
This bundle includes two easy-to-use products Timelines Using BC and AD: Print-and-Go Introduction and Practice
How Calendars Began: Print-and Go~ Read, Review, and Apply Timeline Skills
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Timelines Using BC and AD
* Kid-friendly wording and formatting,
* Introduction using simple 4-event timeline covering two decades,
* Common time vocabulary including decade, century, millennium, and epoch,
* Explanation and practice figuring out years elapsed between two dates on a timeline,
* Engaging set of practice dates-- first evidence of forks, kites, chocolate, etc.,
* Review of timeline conventions-- absence of commas for years under 9999 BC/AD, arrows at both ends of line, how it differs from a number line-- no zero, etc.,
* Practice using and making timelines,
* Suggestions for instruction/grading included on answer keys,
* Post assessment-- ten (10) question review/quiz, and
* Easy-to-read, full-page answer keys.
These four (4) well-organized, easy-to-use lessons begin with the selection
How Calendars Began
* Reading selection that provides an overview of how calendars evolved in different civilizations from 48 BC to present day.
* Lesson 1, Vocabulary Comprehension~ reread, locate key words, use context clues, and infer.
* Lesson 2, Locating Details in the Text~ set reader purpose, skim, and locate key words.
* Lesson 3, Sequencing~ locate key words, set reader purpose, and adjust reading rate.
* Lesson 4, Read and Use a Timeline~ visualize, text connections, evaluate understanding, use date labels (BC/AD/BCE/CE).
* Post Test~ easy-to-grade, ten (10) question quiz for final assessment.
Lessons contain clear, step-by-step directions with sample answers or examples.
Students respond to text in a variety of ways: fill-in-the-blank, circling, boxing, T/F, short essay response, math computation, putting details in number order, and elimination.
Also incorporated on the student pages are special "Be a Learning Detective" activities that require a variety of responses-- drawing, writing, or doing math calculations. These activities directly relate to the content, reinforcing text-to-self connections.
All lesson activities are easy to check-- independently, in pairs, or whole class. Students can easily prepare for the final assessment, as well, by compiling and reviewing the lesson worksheets.
This resource also includes:
* suggestions for instruction and grading,
* vocabulary activity,
* practice locating and using dates (BC/AD/BCE/CE),
* using and making a timeline,
* short essay response,
* Be a Learning Detective! activity for each lesson,
* post test, and
* easy-to-read, full-page answer keys.
Included in bundle is an additional supplement, Teaching Challenging Reading Content Across the Curriculum.
This easy-to-use guide had 19 no-prep teaching strategies. Using these ideas you'll quickly adapt any lesson with reading content for use with whole-group, small group, student pairs, or independent student work.
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