2.Have butcher paper with dates on it hanging up.
3.Talk about timelines and how they are set up including expanding a small section of the timeline to organize the information better.
4.Read the book, Voices of the Alamo by Sherry Garland.
5.After each date is read, allow time for the student(s) to summarize their date on their paper strip.
6.When the book is finished, have the students bring their strips up to the timeline and attach them in the appropriate place.
7.Give the students time to look at the timeline and read all the strips.
1. Did we have enough room on the timeline for all the dates?
2. Why do you think we needed to expand the timeline around 1836?
3. How did the timeline help you understand the timing of events that occurred in Texas over the years?
4. Which year did you like the best and why?
5. Would you have done anything different?