Nature and place names in ArkansaOn the road again: Cars, culture, and change along historic U.S. Highway 67

Students will learn a few quick skills in “”how-to-read”” historical photographs and then analyze some of the changes caused by the automobile revolution in Arkansas, using scenes from several towns along U.S. Highway 67. In the second day of this two-part lesson, students will show what they have learned by turning copies of the photos into “”teaching postcards”” that can be used as historical flashcards by other students.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level: 5-8 Middle School; 9-12 High 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.9-12.4, G.3.6.1, H.6.6.5, RP.6.AH.7-8.3, RP.6.AH.9-12.3, W.7.AH.7-8.3, WWP.9. AH.7-8.6, WWP.9.AH.9-12.7



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