Linear String

Description: Events are linked by time.

Uses: Describe a sequence of events, stages, phases, actions and outcomes.

Critical Questions:

  • What is the name of the event, procedure or human figure that will be described? What are the stages, steps, phases or events? How do the stages, steps, phases or events relate to one another?
  • What is the final outcome?

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Remarks: This version is good for use with young children and as a first step in developing linear relationships. A more complex expanded version of Linear String is available.

Linear String