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Pre-Civil War Timeline


Interpret a timeline that depicts major historical pre-Civil War events. 4.5.3

Links verified 7/2/2013

  1. American History Timeline - Civil War and pre-war conflicts [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine - some pictures are missing]
  2. Civil War Timeline - a small bit of pre-war is included, but most is the actual war period
  3. Events Leading to the Civil War - from 1619 to May 1861
  4. Make Your Own Timelines
    1. Customize your own timeline - This free service is offered by OurTimeLines.com. They request that webmasters not link to the timeline generator. Therefore you must go to the bottom of their page where you see the phrase, Ready to check it out? Just... Click!
    2. Free Timelines - This free timeline maker allows you to build, save, and print arbitrary timelines absolutely free. Use the control buttons located on the blue bar below the ads.
    3. Make your own Timeline , thanks to Teachnology - ( scroll down past the membership information ) Their generator can be used to make time lines of up to 9 events of your choice. Select either a horizontal or vertical timeline.
  5. Seeing Time (Using timelines as a resource) - gives students a chance to refine and extend their ability to construct, read, analyze, and draw conclusions from timelines (Author - Richard Johnson)
  6. Internet4Classrooms step-by-step moduleTimelines - a page of timelines from Internet4Classrooms' Links for PreK-12 area
  7. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsTimelines: Timeless Teaching Tool - Timeline resources right at your fingertips in this article from Education World! Included: Activity ideas for teachers of all grades. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  8. Use Excel to create a Timeline - This activity collects data about the Pilgrims and uses the data to make a timeline.
  9. Use Excel to create a Timeline - This activity creates a timeline using TCAP format.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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