Pride in Arkansas
Click on the photo to go to the Moore Center website. Click on the Pride in Arkansas link that will display a PowerPoint that shows the regions of the state, industries, famous leaders and entrepreneurs, history and culture. This is a great overview of the state for your students.
Arkansas Economic History Overview
This PowerPoint provides an overview of Arkansas history from an economic perspective. Show it to your students and then follow it with the Economic History Timeline activity.
Arkansas Economics History Timeline Activity
Give each student a card that tells an event in Arkansas' history. They must work together to place the cards and their holders (students) in order. Then have the students read the economic event. Encourage discussion and questions.
Arkansas Entrepreneurs PowerPoint Activity
Use this PowerPoint to teach your students about Arkansas entrepreneurs. They need true/false signs and a score sheet. (File attached.)
Arkansas Entrepreneurs: Who Am I?
In this activity the teacher pins a card onto each student's back. The students silently read the cards on their classmates backs and decide how to group them. When grouped, they learn about entrepreneurs of Arkansas. Great fun and educational!