World War II Timeline Worksheet

WW2 Timeline STICKERHere’s a timeline that gives the overview of the major events in World War II (text modified from This is a great review activity for upper grades learning world or American history. It’s got 9 comprehension questions at the end.

Click here for the free printable PDF:World War II Timeline worksheet

Thank you to all the servicemen/women and their families for preserving American freedom!

Here are the answers:

  1. 1933
  2. Germany invaded Poland
  3. China
  4. Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan
  5. United States (Navy)
  6. Answers include any 3 of the following: Poland, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, northern France (NOTE: this list is not comprehensive, but it what’s listed on the timeline)
  7. United States (Marines)
  8. Germany, Italy and Japan
  9. Allied Powers

The Courage of Sarah Noble Workbook

A good friend of mine recently shared this with me. She made this workbook to use with the book, The Courage of Sarah Noble.

Wikipedia summarized the book this way: “The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh is the story of a young girl who travels with her father into Connecticut during the early 18th century, and her experiences with the native Schaghticoke.”

The workbook includes vocabulary and comprehension questions for each chapter. Click here for the free printable workbook: The Courage of Sarah Noble workbook

Civil Rights Timeline Worksheet for Kids

Civil Rights Movement STICKER

This month is Black History Month. I’ve put together a worksheet that goes over some of the main and significant events in American history relating to civil rights.  It involves some reading comprehension and subtraction of dates to answer the 9 questions at the end. I recommend giving this to upper grades (5th or 6th grade).

Click here for the printable PDF: Civil Rights Movement Timeline Worksheet

What You Need to Know About Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

Here’s a free worksheet for kids that discusses the history and significance of Mother’s Day. Reading comprehension questions at the bottom. A huge thank you to all those loving moms out there!

Click here for the free printable PDF: Mother’s Day

What You Need To Know About Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

No, Cinco de Mayo isn’t Mexico’s independence day. That’s on September 16. Here’s a free worksheet to help kids learn about Cinco de Mayo. Comprehension questions at the bottom.

Click here for the free printable PDF: Cinco de Mayo

What You Need to Know About April Fool’s Day

April Fools

It wasn’t until I taught in China that I even had to think about why we do April Fools’ Day. My Chinese students thought this was a pretty funny idea, and were amazed that so many people “celebrated” it! So here ya go… a free worksheet all about April Fools’ Day! Comprehension questions at the bottom.

Click here for the free printable worksheet: April Fools Day

What You Need to Know About Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings Time

Here’s a great way to explain what Daylight Savings Time is. Free worksheet for older kids (can do independently) or younger kids (probably will need help, because of the reading level). Comprehension questions at the bottom of the page. Don’t forget to switch your classroom clocks!

Click here for the free printable PDF: Daylight Savings

What You Need to Know About Earth Day

Earth Day

Free Earth Day worksheet for kids. This is a great seat work activity for upper grades (I’ve used it as a daily warm up on Earth Day). The reading level might be too high for younger grade kids to do independently, so use the text for a whole class activity.Comprehension questions at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!

Click here for the free printable PDF: Earth Day