Students will discuss the people involved in the development of their local community. They will have the opportunity to investigate through interview and research key people and events that have shaped the character of their community. Various creative products will provide the opportunity for students to share their research findings with a variety of audiences.
Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Grade Level: 5-8 Middle School
Time period: Modern Era 1968 to Present
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.
G.1.AH.7-8.1, G.1.AH.7-8.2, G.1.AH.9-12.3, G.1.AH.9-12.4, G.2.6.1, G.2.6.2, G.2.6.3