Keep ’em hungry

The goal of the lesson plan to help students learn to collect and organize data using Chapter 7 of Race Relations in the Natural State or other resources in order to compare Black and White experiences during the Great Depression in Arkansas. Students will also create a timeline that charts successes and setbacks in the struggle for racial equality from the 1930s – 1950s.

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.

GD.8.AH.7-8.4, GD.8.AH.7-8.5, IR.12.5.8, IR.12.6.8, IR.12.7.9, IR.12.8.6, IR.12.8.9, R.9.7.15, R.9.8.18, R.9.8.3, W.4.5.2, W.4.6.2, W.4.7.2, W.4.8.2, W.5.5.10, W.5.6.10, W.5.7.10, W.5.8.10



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