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Timber: Living and Working in an Arkansas Forest

Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine and research the history of the Timber Industry in the state of Arkansas. An economic component is quite prevalent in this instructional activity as well. Groups of learners work together to write essays which compare and contrast the working and living conditions of loggers today to those of the past.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Year
2004
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