Lesson Plans & Teacher Guides

Lesson 1 "All the World is Watching Us": The Crisis at Little Rock Central High School, 1954-1957.
Lesson 2 Daisy Lee Gatson Bates
Lesson 3 "Great things happen in small places..." Government Authority and Civil Rights Activism in Arkansas (1954-1959)
Lesson 4 You're the Justice! A Landmark Case in Supreme Court History
Lesson 5 Teaching Empathy: The Story of Ruby Bridges
Lesson 6 Every Person Has a Story of Courage: The Little Rock Nine
Lesson 7 The Fourteenth Amendment
Lesson 8 Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

Lesson 9 Desegregation: Past, Present, and Future

Lesson 11 American Indians and the 14th Amendment

In Commermoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial

Lesson 10 Civil War to Civil Rights

Lesson 12 Harriet Tubman: Women and the Civil War

2010 Constitution Day Activities - Click here to download activities and ideas for Constitution Day, September 17th.

Curriculum Guide Civil Rights Curriculum 1700-1900 (for Civics)

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Park Service
2120 W. Daisy Gatson Bates Drive

Little Rock, AR 72202


501.374.1957 is the main phone line for the front desk of the National Park Visitor Center at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Please call this number if you have questions about scheduling a tour, special events or general questions about the history of the site or Historic Site visitation. If you are needing transcripts or have questions about enrollment or other matters pertaining to Little Rock School District attendance, please call 501.447.1400.

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