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66 resources with the keyterm arkansas

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Flying High in Arkansas: A Study of the State Flag

For Teachers K - 3rd
An outstanding lesson plan 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,...
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Arkansas is Our State: Differentiating Between a State and a Country

For Teachers K
An ambitious geography instructional activity 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,...
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Places in Arkansas: A Tour of Our Unique State

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A great lesson 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, resource...
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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. 
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Arkansas Acrostic Printable

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

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Groups of learners research a city in Arkansas, then plan and create a brochure which would promote business growth in that city. The groups access the Internet in order to find out the necessary information about the town to put in...
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Arkansas: A Natural State

For Teachers K
Here is a wonderful lesson on natural resources found in Arkansas which is designed for kindergartners. The lesson could be easily adapted for any state. Some clever in-class activities, games, and a song are included in this...
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Trouble in Little Rock: The Desegregation of Central High School

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study one aspect of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States; the battle over desegregating the public schools. They study the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas by producing a newspaper,...
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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.
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Arkansas and the Dust Bowl

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students access and use the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information, American Memory collection and Todd and Sonkin collection for research. They develop research skills and strategies, such as key word searches to...
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Arkansas Black Pioneers: A History of African-American Colonies in Arkansas

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify various regions of early Arkansas as these regions relate to African American colonies that settled in Arkansas after the Civil War.
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Arkansas word search

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Arkansas worksheet, students search for famous people and places that are in Arkansas in a word search. Students search for 10 people and places.
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Slavery: Population Growth in Arkansas

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the number of slaves in Arkansas in each census period from 1820 to 1860. They graph the data using the proper labeling and write a paragraph summarizing the data from each period making comparisons between slave...
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Mystery State #23

For Students 5th - 8th
In this United States mystery worksheet, students determine which state is described by the 5 clues listed on the sheet and then mark it on the outline map of the United States.
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Arkansas Regions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young geographers take a close look at the state of Arkansas, and the six natural geographic regions that make up the state. Pupils are given a map of Arkansas which delineates the regions, and they must work together in groups to try to...
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Step Into the Past: Change and Growth in Arkansas

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
The concept of change over time is presented in this history instructional activity. In it, learners discuss how some things stay the same over time, while other things change. Teams of students research and create a timeline of...
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State of Arkansas Travel Brochure

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders design a travel brochure to persuade others to visit Arkansas. They depict particular points of interest they decide are the best in the state.