Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

103 resources with the concept arkansas

Lesson Planet

The Blues in the Arkansas Delta

For Students 6th - 8th
Oh I love the blues! Here is a wonderful four page reading passage that focuses on the Delta Blues. It covers topics such as, the music's cultural influences, origin, form, terminology, and significance. A great way to integrate...
Lesson Planet

Cast of Personalities - The Louisiana Purchase

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The origins of the state of Arkansas are the focus of this history lesson. Elementary schoolers to high schoolers identify persons associated with the development of the state from the very first European contact to statehood in 1836....
Lesson Planet

My Arkansas Family Tree

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Here is a two-part lesson that introduces learners to genealogy by having them create family trees, and map the movements of their ancestors. While this resource is designed for kids who live in Arkansas, it certainly can be adapted for...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Freedom Summer

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students brainstorm and discuss what the concept of "fairness" is and how to identify examples of "fairness." They pull from historical fiction and the Civil Rights Movement to explain how individual are affected by, cope with, and...
Lesson Planet

Arkansas' Top Ten Events of the Century....Says Who? Why? Deciding What is Important in History

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers work in small groups to compare four different lists published in the Arkansas Times newspaper which chose the "top ten" Arkansas news events of the 20th century. Learners look for similarities and differences...
Lesson Planet

Crowley's Ridge: An Upland in the Lowlands

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young geographers examine how Crowley's Ridge was formed. This is one Arkansa's six natural geologic divisions. The history of Crowley's Ridge is important in that the first settlers of the state were attracted to this region, and it...
Lesson Planet

On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
Lesson Planet

Symbols of Our State: Arkansas

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here are a series of lessons designed to assist early elementary learners to discover the symbols of Arkansas. They learn about the state flag, insect, state seal, state bird, flower, tree, and gem. A booklet (emedded in the plan), is...
Lesson Planet

Important Arkansas People

For Teachers K
Famous people in the history of Arkansas are the focus of a history lesson for kindergartners. Pupils identify important Arkansas citizens, such as President Bill Clinton. They create an illustrated poem that features some of the...
Lesson Planet

N is for Natural State

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For any pupils who live in the state of Arkansas, this would be a fabulous educational experience to help them get to know their state better. Through the use of activities in literature, art, mathematics, science, social studies, and...
Lesson Planet

The Arkansas State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young historians take a look at the history of the Arkansas state flag. Pupils color, cut, and paste together their own versions of the flag. They learn about the meaning of the flag's colors, and what the various symbols on the flag...
Lesson Planet

Into the Wilderness: Habitat vs. Development

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By studying the once-assumed extinction, then rediscovery of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, learners look at the physical changes that have occured in habitats throughout Arkansas. This outstanding lesson is chock full of terrific...
Lesson Planet

Flying High in Arkansas: A Study of the State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
An outstanding lesson on the Arkansas State Flag is here for you. In it, elementary schoolers learn about the symbolism of the flag, and create a replica of the flag as a final activity. They also memorize the Arkansas State Pledge, and...
Lesson Planet

Native Americans in Arkansas: The Quapaw

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas are the focus of this American history lesson. Learners discover many aspects of the Quapaw culture, such as their dwellings, social organization, food, and how the tribe was eventually driven out of...
Lesson Planet

Arkansas is Our State: Differentiating Between a State and a Country

For Teachers K
An ambitious geography lesson is geared toward kindergartners. They discover what the differences are between states and countries. They look at maps of Arkansas, and learn what the shapes and lines mean. Additionally, they create a...
Lesson Planet

Places in Arkansas: A Tour of Our Unique State

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A great lesson plan focuses on important cultural and historical places in the state of Arkansas. Learners are introduced to six important places in Arkansas, then create a report on a place in Arkansas. Some excellent photographs,...
Lesson Planet

The Natural State

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Following an examination of the Arkansas state quarter, your class will discuss the state's nickname: "The Natural State." They will focus on its abundance of natural resources. Printables for the activities are included. 
Lesson Planet

Arkansas Outline Map

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Arkansas outline map worksheet, students examine political boundaries of the state and the placement its capital city as well as its major cities. This map is not labeled.
Lesson Planet

Arkansas Acrostic Printable

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive language arts worksheet, learners write an acrostic poem regarding Arkansas using the letters ARKANSAS. This worksheet may also be printed for use in classrooms.
Lesson Planet

"Hard Times Come Again No More" : Letters From Arkansas Families in the Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Through this series of terrific lesson plans, pupils learn about the extent of poverty in the state of Arkansas during the Great Depression. They read documents from the period which describe how hard times were, view an online photo...
Lesson Planet

"In God We Trust": The Camden Man Who Put the Missing Motto on the Dollar Bill

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a fascintating lesson which relates how the motto "In God We Trust" came to appear on all US currency. It turns out that a man from Arkansas came up with the idea and petioned his congressman and President Eisenhower himself to...
Lesson Planet

Osage, Legend, and Arkansas History

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Elementary schoolers evaluate the legend of Norristown Mountain by looking at facts about the Osage Indians and the legend itself. They do an exploration of Arkansas' Native American groups which includes a look at their legends,...
Lesson Planet

To the North: A Black Family Leaves Arkansas to Find Work in Michigan

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle school scholars study the economic factors that caused so many Arkansans to migrate to different parts of the country looking for work. Use this history lesson plan to help your charges gain a better...
Lesson Planet

Arkansas Photographs as Research Tools

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and written materials, and they develop questions which they use to interview an elder in their community. Learners are divided into groups and given sets of historical family photos...