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?



-         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



-         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



-         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