Arkansas, a Feminine Perspective

Students will be introduced to the struggle for women’s rights in the U.S. first by reading a quote from Carrie Chapman Catt. They will then study and discuss gender attitudes and the roles of women in Arkansas from colonial times to the present. Finally, students will research specific Arkansas women and their contributions to our state’s history.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level:5-8 Middle School

Time period:Early 20th Century 1901-1940

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.

EA.3.AH.7-8.2, EA.3.AH.9-12.2, H.6.6.32, H.6.6.33, H.6.6.34, H.6.6.9, H.6.8.24, H.6.8.25, RP.6.AH.7-8.6, RP.6.AH.9-12.6, SR.5.AH.9-12.5, W.7.AH.7-8.1, W.7.AH.9-12.2, WWP.9.AH.7-8.1, WWP.9.AH.7-8.12, WWP.9.AH.7-8.5, WWP.9.AH.9-12.5, WWP.9.AH.9-12.8



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