How to Read Timelines


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In what year did Marvin graduate from high school?

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1. In what year did Marvin die?

2. What are the time periods of ten years that are shown on the timeline called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review your ability to comprehend and analyze time lines with these practice questions. To pass the assessments, you have to understand how to read the points on time lines and know the different parts of time lines.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on:

  • Different components of a time line
  • Identifying the type of increment depicted by a time line
  • Finding facts on a time line

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on time lines
  • Making connections - use understanding of increments on a time lines
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve time line practice problems

Additional Learning

Learn more about timelines by reviewing the lesson titled How to Read Time Lines. The objectives covered include:

  • Review examples of time lines
  • Know the different ways time lines can be organized
  • Understand how to interpret time lines