The World History student needs to understand how timelines work to put historical events in perspective. In this lesson plan, students will be able to speak about the importance of timelines and even create a timeline of their own life to mark critical events. This lesson plan is geared for high school and could take up to two hours. Internet access recommended.
Questions that will be addressed
-Describe what a timeline is in your own words?
-Explain why historians use linear and comparative timelines?
Students will show what they know by creating a timeline about their lives. This lessons provides teachers with a warm-up and follow up project.
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