Red, White and Blue Holidays Timeline
About the Red, White and Blue Holidays Timeline Lesson
Create and interpret timelines and complete a 7-paragraph report describing six  historical events/national holidays.
• Understand concepts of time and chronology in terms of historical events
1. Students identify six  national holidays, such as the following:
Inauguration Day January 20 Every 4th year
Washington?s Birthday February 3rd Monday
Memorial Day May Last Monday
Independence Day July 4
Columbus Day October Monday
Veteran?s Day November 11
2. Students will create a timeline listing the six national holidays.
Students can create a timeline using a ruler and a sheet of notebook paper, or the students can use their own creativity and draw/paste pictures/graphics [i.e., the American flag ? using the stripes as timeline spaces/markers]. Students can receive extra credit points on the more creative timelines.