Arkansas Civil War drama

In this lesson students will examine the impact of the Civil War on the economic, social, and political systems of Arkansas. After studying the Civil War, each student will research an assigned character from this era. Students will then write their parts and perform them together in a role-playing simulation.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level:5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High School

Time period:Civil War Through the Gilded Age 1861-1900

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.

SR.5.AH.7-8.5, SR.5.AH.7-8.7, SR.5.AH.9-12.5, SR.5.AH.9-12.7



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