The National Geography Bee countdown is heating up. Students are working to qualify to represent their school at the National Geography Bee, reports the Crawford County Avalanche on Feb. 17. You can take the geography bee quiz online and use free printable world history timelines to prep students for the geography bee activities. What do world history timelines have to do with a geography bee? History timelines make excellent graphic organizers for social studies lessons. Social studies teachers can use timelines to complement world maps by showing not only the where, but the when. World history timelines map time as maps and globes map places. Visit National Geographic Kids for more free printable social studies lessons.
World history timelines show sequence of events clearly and so are excellent visual aids. World history timelines help students understand the cause and effect of events. Use these free printable world history timelines from US History for special needs students. All students will enjoy illustrating events on their timelines. Give students the choice to free draw illustrations, cut pictures from magazines, or color free printable world history coloring pages and glue on timeline.
Making timelines with students teaches other concepts besides history. Timelines are mathematical. Timelines require organization, measurement, mechanical drawing. Timelines provide data for chart and diagram development also. All literature, science and social studies lessons should include a comprehensive timeline of content. Use free printable history timelines in art and music as well. Here are several sources for free printable timelines for your homeschool or classroom.
US History has dozens of free printable social studies lessons and world history timelines featuring different periods in US history. The site provides links to other historical timelines in world history and features free printable maps, charts, primary documents, trivia, homework help, pictures, quotes, tests, quizzes and other teacher resources. Look for free printables on many periods and events in US history. Revolutionary War, inventions, vehicles, the depression, WWI, WWII, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam conflict, presidential timelines, Supreme Court cases, US Constitution history, women’s rights, civil rights movement, influences of different groups in America and many more.
Choose a timeline that represents social studies lessons content area. If you don’t find the period or topic you need, create your own world history timelines at TimeRime. Use timeline creator tools to organize content, material, dates, data and info to fit your lesson needs. Adjust size, scope and time increments. Get email newsletters which feature newly created timelines from other users. You’ll find world history timelines on hundreds of subjects, time periods and events.