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43 resources with the keyterm arkansas history

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Arkansas History Lesson: Arkansans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate famous Arkansans and their contributions. For this Arkansas history lesson, 3rd graders are divided into small groups and use a variety of resources to research one important Arkansan. Students write a biography...
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The Crittenden Conway Duel

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore primary and secondary sources. In this primary and secondary source lesson, students investigate a crime scene. Students search for evidence around the classroom and evaluate their findings. Students write a crime report...
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Arkansas History Lesson Plan: Identifying Arkansas on a Map

For Teachers K
Students investigate their hometown of Arkansas.  In this U.S. Geography lesson plan, students identify Arkansas on a map and distinguish it form the other states.  Students investigate the history, state line, and personal experiences...
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Caddo Indians Were in Arkansas First

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify the relationships between the land and the lives of the Caddo Indians. They write as if they were Caddo Indians and discuss how they would feed their families based on what they have learned.
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Early European Explorers in Arkansas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research investigate three early European explorers in Arkansas history. They write an persuasive paragraph to convince classmates that the explorers of choice has had the greatest impact on Arkansas.
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Geographic Regions of Arkansas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine maps that illustrate the various regions in Arkansas. They label the individual regions on a blank map that is divided into the regions and color each region a different color. Groups research a region and create a...
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The Great Flood of 1927 in Arkansas

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the impact of the Great Flood of 1927 on the people and land of Arkansas. They define key terms, watch a video, listen to a historical song, and write a paragraph about the flood's effect upon the state of Arkansas.
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Great Seal of Arkansas

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify the state seal of Arkansas and the emblems associated with the seal. They use a Venn diagram to compare the national seal with the state seal.
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African American Heritage in Arkansas

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars research and write about three African American composers from Arkansas: Scott Joplin, Florence Price and William Grant Still.
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Past and Present

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette as it was in the past and as it is today.
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Arkansas Counties

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners identify and locate various Arkansas counties which surround their home, and research the various counties in order to create a group presentation.
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Jay Hannah Dizzy Dean

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read a story about Dizzy Dean, and watch the classic black and white movie about him. They see how many differences they can identify between baseball of the past and present.
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Why Move the Capital?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify locations of the former and present state capital as well as reasons for it being moved.
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Problems Encountered by Surveyors of Arkansas

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the six geographic regions of Arkansas by examining the problems encountered by surveyors in Arkansas after the Louisiana Purchase. They conduct Internet research, create a chart, and write an essay comparing two...
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The Depression Domino in "Byway" Arkansas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the effects of the Great Depression on the town of Byway, Arkansas. They read text, participate in a simulation of living in Byway during the Great Depression, and create a list showing how occupations were affected like...
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Arkansas Black Pioneers: A History of African-American Colonies in Arkansas

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners research regions of early Arkansas as they relate to African American colonies in Arkansas after the Civil War. They discuss the characteristics of the regions, view a Powerpoint presentation, and write reflective journals.
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When Electricity Came to Arkansas

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners examine the role that Harvey Couch played in developing a competitive market system in Arkansas. They discuss key vocabulary terms, conduct research and interviews, and write a brief summary of Harvey Couch's life and career in...
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The Everyday Lives of Arkansas Slaves

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders become aware of the various aspects of daily activities in the lives of Arkansas slaves. They write answers to questions and prepare a transparency to share with the class that illustrates the topic being researched.
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Slavery in Arkansas Workshop

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explain the viewpoints of runaway slaves and the slave owners. They use stick figures to organize the escaped slaves according to their chances of actually remaining at large.