Resource: Stanford History Education Group. This is a website with lessons aimed at teaching middle school-aged students and above to "read like a historian;" the lessons require a high level of English language proficiency but could possibly be adapted for students who are at lower levels.
Blank World History Timeline - Wow!! This is a 100+ page FREE download that will allow you to make your own timelines for your social studies lessons. Great visual in a special education classroom. What a find. Go to: http://researchparent.com/blank-world-history-timeline/