Welcome 8th Graders

Revolutionary Timeline

Helpful Timeline Links

Timeline of the American Revolutionary War

 

Revolution Home

 

American Revolution Chronology

 

Social Studies For Kids

 

PBS Liberty

 

Library Think Quest

 

Other Places to Search

  • Encyclopedias
  • Biographies
  • Non-Fiction Books
  • Your Text Book

What Are You Adding to the Timeline?

Components

Pictures

-         Illustrate all events in color on unlined drawing paper

-         Add caption (One or two sentences that identifies the people and major objects in the picture)

-         Title your picture with the event it illustrates.

 

Play Writing

-         Historical characters

-         Fictional characters

-         Historical events

-         Fictional dialog (Must support historical facts)

-         Include all event in your time line

 

Solo/Bio

-         Historical Character

-         Solo must contain information about

o       His or her early, middle and late life

o       Major accomplishments

o       Involvement in the events in chapter four

-         Fictional dialog

-         Fictional emotion

-         4 to 8 minutes

-         Video recorded presentation in class, before school, or after school

 

                                                                               

Event Ranking

-         All events in timeline

-         Events ranked it order of importance 1-6

-         Justification including what is dependent on this event and or what would be different.

-         1-3 sentence explanation

-         Typed

 

Poem

-         Must use a recognizable rhyme pattern

-         One poem including all the events in your timeline or a series of poems including all the events in your timeline.

-         Minimize nonsense

-         Brief description of the event in the poem

-         In class presentation. 

 

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-         In comic book format (captions in each square)

-         Illustrated

-         Clear pattern (event, what it caused, what that caused, what that caused etc.)

-         Include all events

 

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