Timber: Living and working in an Arkansas forest

Students will examine and research the rise of the timber business in Arkansas, as described in “Timber: Living and Working in an Arkansas Forest”, Chapter IX of Bandits, Bears, and Backaches.

Lesson Plan

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.

E.7.5.1, E.7.6.1, E.7.7.1, E.7.8.1, G.1.AH.7-8.5, G.1.AH.9-12.5, G.3.5.7, G.3.6.7, GD.8.AH.7-8.1, GD.8.AH.7-8.5, GD.8.AH.9-12.1, GD.8.AH.9-12.5

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