This week we will learn what a timeline is and how to order events along a timeline.
We will start with the timelines of famous people in history. Complete these tasks in groups of three.
ACTIVITY 1: Click on the image of each famous person and complete the information on this worksheet.
- Isambard Kingdom Brunel: He was a famous engineer. He was born in 1806 and he died in 1859.
- Christopher Columbus
- Elizabeth Fry
- Henry VIII
- Edward Jennel
- Florence Nightingale
- Samuel Pepys
- Mary Seacole
- George Stephenson
ACTIVITY 2: Go the section called JOURNEYS. Every group will work on a famous person. Read and listen to the life of a famous person. On the timeline diagram in the worksheet, write the important events in his or her life.
ACTIVITY 3: Now go to the section TIMELINE and write one important event for each date on the worksheet.