These templates are perfect to use for U.S. and World history reports, story mapping, and schedules.

Keep track of important dates, sequences of events, or chains of causes and effects with these printable blank timeline templates. These are offered in a variety of different formats to better accommodate specific uses, so you are sure to find one that fits your particular project. In addition to the standard timelines, where space for notations are attached to the line in particular places, we offer pages which allow you to create your own map denoting key events.

Note: These templates also work very well when used in conjunction with the Cause and Effect worksheets located elsewhere on this site.

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Printable Timelines

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3 Event Boxed Horizontal Timeline

Three spaces for details are attached to the timeline in sequential order.

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3 Event Vertical Timeline

Three events may be noted along the timeline, with separate spaces for dates or other identifiers.

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4 Event Boxed Horizontal Timeline

Four spaces for details are attached to the timeline in sequential order.

4 Event Horizontal Timeline

A blank timeline with four unattached spaces for notes, allowing you to mark the timeline however you prefer.

4 Event Vertical Timeline

Four events may be noted along the timeline, with separate spaces for dates or other identifiers.

5 Event Boxed Horizontal Timeline

Five spaces for details are attached to the timeline in sequential order.

5 Event Horizontal Timeline

A blank timeline with five unattached spaces for notes, allowing you to mark the timeline however you prefer.

5 Event Vertical Timeline

Five events may be noted along the timeline, with separate spaces for dates or other identifiers.

6 Event Boxed Horizontal Timeline

Six spaces for details are attached to the timeline in sequential order.

6 Event Horizontal Timeline

A blank timeline with six unattached spaces for notes, allowing you to mark the timeline however you prefer.

6 Event Vertical Timeline

Six events may be noted along the timeline, with separate spaces for dates or other identifiers.

7 Event Horizontal Timeline

A blank timeline with seven unattached spaces for notes, allowing you to mark the timeline however you prefer.

7 Event Vertical Timeline

Seven spaces for details are attached to the timeline in sequential, descending order.

8 Event Horizontal Timeline

A blank timeline with eight unattached spaces for notes, allowing you to mark the timeline however you prefer.

8 Event Vertical Timeline

Eight spaces for details are attached to the timeline in sequential, descending order.

Forward Left Timeline

A central cause, event, or date may be listed, with subsequent effects or details moving to the left.

Forward Right Timeline

A central cause, event, or date may be listed, with subsequent effects or details moving to the right.

Slant Backward Timeline

Offers plenty of space for noting specific events in great detail along the timeline.

Slant Forward Timeline

Offers plenty of space for noting specific events in great detail along the timeline.

Triple Line Left Timeline

Three blank, left-moving timelines for tracing concurrent events or multiple operations.

Triple Line Right Timeline

Three blank, right-moving timelines for tracing concurrent events or multiple operations.

Vertical Timeline Center

A center-aligned timeline with no directional indicator, offering space on both sides of the page for notations.

Vertical Timeline Aligned Left

A left-aligned timeline with no directional indicator, offering plenty of space for notations.

Vertical Timeline Aligned Right

A right-aligned timeline with no directional indicator, offering plenty of space for notations.