Native Americans in Arkansas: The Quapaw

The goal of this unit is to teach students about the Quapaw tribe that once lived in Arkansas. They will learn about the homes, social organization, food, and eventual exodus of the tribe. The students will learn that information comes in a variety of formats. The unit will conclude with an art project where students document activities in the tribe using “leather” and paint.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level:K-4 Elementary School

Time period:Pre-European Exploration Through Arkansas Settlement to 1802

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.

A.1.1, A.1.2, A.3.9, H.6.1.6, H.6.1.9, H.6.2.11, H.6.3.14, H.6.4.10, H.6.4.12, H.6.4.14, H.6.4.15, H.6.4.9



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