One or Two 60-Minute Class Periods
The learner will:
- create a timeline to trace the history and development of the selected organization.
- compare the history of the selected organization to actual historical events.
Draw a line (continuum) on the board that represents the age of students in the class. In this class, mark it into 12 equal divisions from 1987 - 1999. Above the line, ask students for a few significant events in their own lives, (e.g., learned to ride a bicycle, visited a theme park), and place those events chronologically above the line. Using almanac timelines, have students find a few corresponding historical events and place them below the line.
- Students will transfer the historical data from Lesson One to timelines.
- Students will present their timelines to the class.
- Students will, during their presentation, relate the events in the history of their organization to other events in history. Parallel events should be noted on the timelines as well. Students could use different colors to highlight events historically and philanthropically.
Students will be assessed on their timelines and presentation based on the following criteria:
Lesson Developed By:Thomas Webb
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