Students review Winston Churchill's life and times by completing a timeline activity and answering 4 questions. There are 28 items for students to place on the timeline. Students must classify each item according to a system detailed in the instructions, they have one task to complete for 8 items of their choice, and another task to complete for 4 other items of their choice. All instructions are provided in the handout. There are arrows in the first two lines of the timeline showing students the direction to fill out the pieces in. This could work for a sub! Answers are provided where appropriate.
Sample timeline items and questions include:
--writes his first book
--fights in trenches in France
--becomes Prime Minister
--Big 3 meet at Tehran
--gives Iron Curtain speech
--What do you consider Churchill's greatest failure and why? Would historians agree with you, why or why not?
--If you could give one piece of advice to Churchill at any point during his life, what would it be and why? Do you think he would have heeded your advice, why or why not?
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