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Personal Timeline

Use Timeliner to have students make timelines of important events in their lives.


  • Students will create a timeline of their own lives.


  • Have students interview their families to find seven important events in their lives.
  • Have students enter these events in their timelines.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.C.1.2.3
  • SS.A.1.2.1

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.


  • Timeliner



  • Students can print their timelines or show them as a slide show. As students share their work, they should explain what they feel is the most important event in their lives.

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