Years
Years 2-6
Resource Type
Video
Resource Type
Worksheet

Timelines

Resources
  • Humanites and Social Sciences
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Timelines

What elements make up a historical timeline? Find out about the three keys and put your learning into action with our video and accompanying resources.

Timelines

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Curriculum

Year 2

HASS

AC9HS2S02  – collect, sort and record information and data from observations and from provided sources, including unscaled timelines and labelled maps or models

AC9HS2S03 – interpret information and data from observations and provided sources, including the comparison of objects from the past and present


Year 3

HASS

AC9HS3S02 – locate, collect and record information and data from a range of sources, including annotated timelines and maps

AC9HS3S03 – interpret information and data displayed in different formats

AC9HS3S04 – analyse information and data, and identify perspectives


Year 4

HASS

AC9HS4S02 – locate, collect and record information and data from a range of sources, including annotated timelines and maps

AC9HS4S03 – interpret information and data displayed in different formats

AC9HS4S04 – analyse information and data, and identify perspectives


Year 5

HASS

AC9HS5S02 – locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats

AC9HS5S03 – evaluate information and data in a range of formats to identify and describe patterns and trends, or to infer relationships


Year 6

HASS

AC9HS6S02 – locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats

AC9HS6S03 – evaluate information and data in a range of formats to identify and describe patterns and trends, or to infer relationships

Materials

Use these printable resources to further your learning in class

Timelines Poster

Timelines Worksheet Colour

Timelines Worksheet Grey Scale

Discussion Questions

What is the purpose of a historical timeline?

What are the three keys things that make a timeline effective?

Why are timelines useful tools when studying history?

Do all cultures think about time in the same way?

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