Item Number: INT-TIMELINE
Technology Integration: Geography, History, Social Studies
Technology Skill: Desktop Publishing, Graphics, Presentation, Word Processing
Program: Google Apps, Google Docs, Google Slides, Office 365 Online, PowerPoint Online, Word Online
Includes: Google Slides or PowerPoint Online Office 365 Activities, Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities, TechnoTimeline Parent Letter, TechnoTimeline Certificate, Summary of Skills Checklist, Timeline Peer Review Checklist, Timeline Marking Sheet, Research Organizer Template, Biography Timeline, Expedition Timeline, Milestones Timeline
Assignment 1: What is a Timeline?
Study sample timelines. Understand how a graphic organizer summarizes key events.
Assignment 2: Brainstorm a Topic
Select from a range of timeline types. Pick a topic to research.
Assignment 3: Organize Research Findings
Research the topic. Collect facts with the help of Google Docs or Word Online.
Assignment 4: Create a Timeline
In Google Slides make a timeline using shapes or in PowerPoint Online with a SmartArt graphic.
Assignment 5: List Events and Connect to the Timeline or Highlight Events in the Timeline
If using Google Slides describe the importance of events. Or if using PowerPoint Online, illustrate events using shapes or images.
Assignment 6: Use a Checklist to Edit the Timeline
Self-evaluate the content and design of the timeline. Make revisions based on assessment.
Assignment 7: Share your Timeline to Get Feedback
Share the timeline. Using a checklist have a peer comment to offer valuable feedback.
Assignment 8: Share Timeline with Others
Present timeline using discussion questions as a guide, post a link, or print the timeline.
Optional Timeline Activities
Is it Significant? Learn to judge the importance of events.
Research using Google Docs: Tips for using the Research tool to collect data.
Drawing Workshop: Practice drawing and formatting shapes.
Highlight Events using Saved Images: In PowerPoint Online use design tips to work with images.