Sunburnt sons of toil: Arkansas and the Agricultural Wheel

Students will analyze primary and secondary sources to gain an understanding of The Agricultural Wheel and the role it played in the life of Arkansas farmers. Students will take this information and create visuals and scenarios detailing the different stages in the Wheel’s creation. Students will use resources for a predetermined task.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level:9-12 High School

Time period: Civil War Through the Gilded Age 1861-1900

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.

OV.1.10.2, OV.3.9.2, PO.10.AH.1, PO.10.AH.2, PO.9.AH.5, PPE.11.C.1, RP.6.AH.9-12.4, USC.5.C.1, W.4.9.1

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