Writing centre. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making... All materials available for students at one location.
Timelines are a wonderful way to display information so people can better understand a chain of events in sequence. I thought this timeline of William Shakespeare was interesting because it showed the progression of his life and his work within the same information graphic. http://timelines.com/