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Richard Poulin

Visual Timeline

Grades: 5th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: English Language Learners, History

Student Instructions

A timeline is a list of important events arranged in the order in which they happened. Create a visual timeline of your life. Consider the important facts about yourself and major events of your life. Brainstorm your ideas and sort them chronologically. Then create a visual timeline of your life by incorporating creative images and symbols to represent each event. Include the time and a short description for each event. Your timeline can be in a unique and creative layout. Look at the examples for inspiration. STEP 1: Brainstorm ideas about important facts and major events of your life STEP 2: Organize your ideas in chronological order STEP 3: Create a visual timeline with pictures, symbols, dates, and descriptions STEP 4: Upload your timeline to Seesaw and present your timeline using the mic to record your voice

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Model uploading a timeline and recording your voice so students have a clear understanding of expectations for their presentation.