The Department of Arkansas Heritage and its agencies are dedicated to sharing the knowledge we have gained with the public. We have created a vast assortment of educational products on topics related to Arkansas’s natural, cultural, artistic and historic identity. To assist in selecting the products that will most benefit your learning quest we have created a new area to list and briefly describe our educational resources. For more in depth information about any of the listed items, please check with the designated agency education coordinator. If you need help to design a new unit or to locate suitable educational products for a special project, please contact the education coordinator for the Department of Arkansas Heritage For a more detailed description of the sort of service we offer, click here, or navigate to the resources directly in the sections below.

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Learn more about the varied professional development opportunities offered by the Department of Arkansas Heritage by clicking the image at the left.
Aligned with K thru 4th grade Arkansas frameworks, ArkanStories is a graphic novel featuring the tales of three young school children who travel throughout the state learning about Arkansas, it's symbols and history.

Interactive Arkansas History Timelines

About the Department

Educational Services Fact Sheet

Arkansas Geography

Lesson Plan - Grades K-1
Lesson Plan - Grade 2
Lesson Plan - Grade 3
Lesson Plan - Grade 4
Arkansas Geography Quiz - Grade 2

Key Term Boxes

2 Box Template
4 Box Template


United States
United States (no labels)
United States (Arkansas highlighted)
Arkansas Outline
Arkansas and Border States (no labels)
Arkansas and Border States
Arkansas and Counties
Arkansas and Counties (no labels)

American Indians

PowerPoint - Grades 1 - 5
Lesson Plan - Grade 1
Lesson Plan - Grade 2
Lesson Plan - Grades 3-4
Arkansas Indians and Dramatic Performance
  Trail of Tears Handouts

The Civil War in Arkansas

Teacher Notes and Lesson Plan
Handout Packet
Handout Guided Reading Answer
Arkansas Secession Crisis Debate

Arkansas Symbols

Coloring Booklet - K
Coloring Booklet - 1st
Coloring Booklet - 2nd
Lesson Plan - K
Lesson Plan - 1st
Lesson Plan - 2nd
Sticker Template (Designed for Avery 1.5" Square labels - link)

Arkansas State Seal

Quiz Answer Key
Arkansas Seal
Arkansas Code
Capacities for learning
Lesson plan on the regionalism of Arkansas

Arkansas Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs of Arkansas Lesson Plan
Student Template
Entrepreneur Biography Sheets

Louisiana Purchase

Louisiana Purchase in 1803 lesson
1825 Map 
ABC Poster Guide
American Indians and Europeans
Cast of Characters
Extinct Animals Lesson
Louisiana Purchase Treaty of 1803 handout
Natural diversity
Surveying the Louisiana Purchase 1815

Famous Arkansans

PowerPoint: K - 2nd
PowerPoint: 9th - 12th
30 Printable Posters
Lesson Plan: K
Lesson Plan: 2nd
Lesson Plan: 9th -12th