Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution-- Could definitely be used for the Civil War unit or other units. One idea- assign each student an event to research. Have them copy their foot on a piece of paper and then use the feet to form a timeline.
A word search puzzle to include within a unit on Ancient Mesopotamia. Students review spelling and vocabulary while enjoying the fun of looking for the hidden words. Look in all directions. Some of the hidden words overlap as well, making this a challenging puzzle.