Minding your P’s and Q’s
Students will examine various documents from the 1800’s to investigate the changes in writing methods and materials and to better understand the difficulties historians face when using primary sources.
Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Grade Level: 5-8 Middle School
Time period: Louisiana Purchase Through Early Statehood 1803-1860
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.