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How to create the best timeline for the homeschool classroom

Use a timeline in your homeschool classroom
Use a timeline in your homeschool classroom
J. Helms

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  • Lisa K. 5 years ago

    I am so visual so this approach is helpful to me. I never "got" history as a kid-I don't think it was put into any perspective for me (or explained well and in a manner that would interest me) so I think this is a great way to show kids what happened when, and what else was going on at the time especially. This way they can get a perspective on events and world history in general.
    So that we don't use wall space (not my style of decorating the house!), we have done one event per index card, then taped them together side by side (if we needed more space, we taped another card under the topic card). Obviously, you can tailor the way you do this project so it works for you. Some people put theirs in a binder, where every page you turn is a 50 or so year period and you flip through-whatever works. You can put pictures on each page since you have so much space.
    The possibilities are endless and are based on what you need at the time. But the visual impact of this will help the kids lear

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