Arkansas and the CCC

Students will analyze primary sources to understand the context of the Great Depression. Students will then research multiple resources, such as the online Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture, to understand the CCC and the role it played at Petit Jean State Park. Students will arrange their information in a graphic organizer as a means to understand key concepts, as well as relationships between past, present and future. Students will use resources for a predetermined task.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level:9-12 High 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.

GD.8.AH.9-12.3, GD.8.AH.9-12.4, GD.8.AH.9-12.5, OV.1.10.2, W.4.9.1, WC.17.AH.2, WC.17.AH.3, WC.17.AH.4



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