Symbols of our state
The goal of this unit is to teach students about the symbols of the State of Arkansas. Depending upon grade level, they will learn about and be able to identify the state flag, insect, tree, beverage, flower, bird, fruit/vegetable, folk dance, instrument, gem, mineral, rock, mammal, and anthem. Students should be able to describe the state seal.
Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Grade Level:K-4 Elementary 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.
A.2.6, H.6.1.2, H.6.2.2, H.6.3.1, H.6.4.1, H.6.4.2, H.6.K.2