This graphic organizer helps students plan a Change-Over-Time essay or project. Often students struggle with the planning aspect of demonstrating their competency with this Historical Thinking Skill. The resource is a one page overview that can also be used as a formative assessment tool. The approach emphasizes historical narrative and student's ability to connect the impact of individuals, ideas, groups, things, systems, and events on change in history. The resource is targeted for grades 7-12 and has also been used with undergraduate students.