Historic Preservation Teacher Resources
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Take the Last Train to Clarksville: Arkansas's Historic Depots and Railroad History
K - 12th
Students study the history of railroads and depots in Arkansas using websites and memoirs. They complete activities that explain how and why the railroads were built, and the different ways people used them.
Documenting Architectural Heritage
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Imagine going from being one of the richest, most important cities in the world to one of the poorest. Imagine the history captured in the architecture of such a city. Imagine these same now abandoned buildings being destroyed. How would...
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 2
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is there a difference between examining an original work of art and viewing a reproduction? Class members are asked to reflect on this question after researching a piece, study a reproduction of it, and the examining the original in an...
Walking Down Main Street: The Changing Times of a Railroad Town
8th - 10th
Students explore the historic district via a scavenger hunt. In this community history lesson, students complete a scavenger hunt using historic postcards and clues as guides. Students create a timeline demonstrating changes of the area...
Barn Again! Celebrating an American Icon
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How do barns serve as a window to a community's past? Here are a series of lessons on the symbolism and historical context of barns throughout American history. Topics include community-building, in-depth primary and secondary source...