American Picket Fence Timeline
About the American Picket Fence Timeline Lesson
Create and interpret a timeline listing historical events using one calendar year.
• Understand concepts of time and chronology in terms of historical events
1. Students will create a timeline using a ruler to draw a 12-inch horizontal line across a sheet of thick white 8-1/2 x 11 inch paper. The timeline will reflect one full calendar year and will be 12 inches in length with each inch representing each month of the calendar year.
2. Teacher will explain and display the state and national holidays on the board and on a sheet of paper that will be distributed to each student to use for his/her project. The holiday will have the formal title as well as the date.