My Time: Understanding Timelines
Students practice using timelines and create their own personal timelines. This lesson is the first lesson in an introductory unit entitled Historical Tool Time that covers basic historical concepts and themes. Themes and Patterns of History
Students learn about reoccurring historical and geographical themes important to the study of history. They work together in groups of three to identify these themes by interpreting historical passages through critical reading.
This lesson gives middle and high school students a chance to refine and to extend their abilities to construct, to read, to analyze, and to draw conclusions from timelines. Seeing Time