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Describing Images for Enhanced Assessments
Example Time Line

timeline of shakespeare's life

How to describe this image:

This time line can be easily read out by a person or screen-reader. There is no need to include a description of the flag-like boxes around the dates or the arrows in the image.


A Time Line 1550 to 1620
1558 Elizabeth becomes Queen of England
1564 William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-on-Avon
1568 William Shakespeare's father becomes bailiff of Stratford
1582 William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway
1588 The Spanish Armada is destroyed
1592 Plague closes London's Theatres
1599 The Globe Theatre is built
1606 Shakespeare writes Macbeth
1612 Shakespeare writes The Tempest
1616 Shakespeare dies

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Funding for this project is from the U.S. Department of Education to the Utah State Office of Education under Grant Award #S368A090019. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations are those of the project team and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Education.