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What Happened During the French and Indian War?

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Keywords: timeline, French and Indian War
Subject(s): Writing, Social Studies, History
Grades 5 through 6
School: Erath Middle School, Erath, LA
Planned By: DeEtte Bigot
Original Author: DeEtte Bigot, Erath
Students will make a timeline about the French and Indian War

1. Teacher will discuss the French and Indian War with the students. Possibly use a powerpoint or flip chart to begin the lesson.

2. The students will use bookmarked sites and books to research the French and Indian War.

3. Once the students have found the number of events specified by the teacher, they will record those in a timeline. (Could be Timeline software or could be free interactive online links).

4. Students will print their timelines.

5. Then the students will write about their findings in paragraph form.

Assessment:: Timeline and writing will be graded with a rubric
Cross-Curriculum Ideas
Social Studies. Writing/ELA
Links: The French & Indian War Powerpoint and interactive
The French and Indian War
The French and Indian War (1754-1763)
French and Indian War The World Almanac for Kids
Interactive Timelines
Materials: Whiteboards, Mobile Labs, Timeline