Arkansas Progressive Era Dinner Party

Students will review the Progressive Era (1900-1920) in Arkansas. Students will explore, interpret, and analyze various historical viewpoints concerning economic, political, and social issues including gender and race. The culminating activity is a writing activity where students will describe the guests they would invite to a dinner party which would have been held in the Progressive Era of Arkansas’s History,

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level: 5-8 Middle School; 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.

OV.1.10.2, OV.3.9.2, RP.6.AH.7-8.6, RP.6.AH.9-12.2, RP.6.AH.9-12.3, RP.6.AH.9-12.4, RP.6.AH.9-12.5, RP.6.AH.9-12.6, W.4.9.1, W.7.AH.7-8.1, W.7.AH.9-12.1, W.7.AH.9-12.2



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