Ireland - A 20th Century Timeline
TIMELINE PROJECT IDEAS
Draw a timeline
to represent your life. Allow 6 cm for each year. How long will the
timeline measure? Mark in special days and occasions.
Using the timeline
at the top of this page, devise a quiz on different decades of the
20 th century.
you are a child growing up in a particular decade of the 20th century.
Write about your life. Use the above timeline to help you.
Ask your parents
or grandparents for a copy of an old photograph. Using clues such
as hairstyles, fashion and background objects, try to find out as
much as you can about the photograph and the people in it.
Talk to a parent
or grandparent about what life was like when they were growing up.
Use the timeline to find out more
about that time.
! Did you know that if you allow 1 metre to
represent each day,
a timeline for the 20 th century
would measure 36 km 525 m !