Timeline Template

Students follow current events and historic connections using the C-SPAN Video Library and C-SPAN Classroom materials.
Government, economics and history students build a school year time line for analysis and interpretation
of national current events and make connections to the impact on their local communities and their lives.
Create benchmarks during the year to discuss and analyze trends and make historic connections.
Conduct an end of the year analysis to provide context and interpretation.
Time lines can be build individually or in teams.
Sample Time line structure (below) | Sample time line with content

Date: Week 1                    
 Date: Week 2
 Date: Week 3
 Date: Week 4
 Date: Week 5
Event: Event: Event: Event: Event:
Local or historic connection:
 Local or historic connection:
 Local or historic connection:
 Local or historic connection:
 Local or historic connection:

Technology ideas from Cheryl Davis, Acalanes Union High School District
http://bit.ly/yearintime