Early American Timeline Project freebie - students cut out cards (2nd page) with a dozen events from early American history. They research the correct order, glue them in place, record the dates, and write a brief summary of each event.
People and Places to Know freebie - Do your students know who the name of their mayor, president, or even their principal? What about their capital city and state? Have them research these facts and create study cards to learn them.