Once again, the State of Arkansas has adopted An Arkansas History for Young People as an official textbook for middle-level and/or junior-high-school Arkansas-history classes. This fourth edition incorporates new research done after extensive consultations with middle-level and junior-high teachers from across the state, curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, university professors, and students themselves. It includes a multitude of new features and is now full color throughout. This edition has been completely redesigned and now features a modern format and new graphics suitable for many levels of student readers. The completely revised fourth edition includes new unit, chapter, and section divisions as well as five brand-new chapters: an introductory chapter with information on the symbols, flag, and songs of Arkansas; chapter 2, which covers the geography of Arkansas; chapter 3, on state and local government; chapter four, on economics and tourism; and a amoderna chapter on the Arkansas of today and the future, which completes the learning adventure. This edition also has two aspecial featuresa: one on the Central High School crisis of 1957 and another on the William J. Clinton Presidential Library. It also has new and interesting features for students like the aGuide to Readinga (at the beginning of each chapter, there is a list of important terms, people, places and events for the student to keep in mind as he or she reads [corresponding to blue vocabulary words in the text, which are define in the margin]), aCounty Quest, a aI Am an Arkansan, a aDid You Know?a aOnly in Arkansas, a aA Day in the Life, a aChapter Reflectiona questions and activities, over forty-five new content maps, and a comprehensive new map atlas.Many minds and hands have contributed to this book. ... We believe it is important for young people to have a sense of belonging to a place and its cultural heritage and to have a pride in ... Arkansas history is an ideal subject of study for examining the ways in which global economic and political forces shape the lives ... A diamond is born in volcanic violence; a rarity; a thing of the earth. ... T. Harri Baker and Jane Browning 1991 PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION Wea#39;d like to thank for.
|Title||:||An Arkansas History for Young People|
|Author||:||T. Harri Baker, Jane Browning|
|Publisher||:||University of Arkansas Press - 2002-07-01|