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150 resources with the concept north carolina

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Exploring the Electoral College

For Students 8th - 12th
Does your vote really count? This activity helps young voters learn about the electoral college through a TED talk, a helpful handout, discussion prompts, and then a role-playing activity that has participants simulating an election on a...
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A “Counter Revolution” in North Carolina

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Individuals read a passage about segregation, as a homework assignment, before coming to class the next day to learn about the Greensboro sit-ins—a landmark event during the civil rights movement. Packed with guiding questions, group...
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On This Day: Greensboro, North Carolina Sit-In

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
More than an iconic image, the picture of young people sitting at a lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., to protest segregation and Jim Crow laws also sparked a new phase of the civil rights movement. Video clips, including activists,...
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Touring the Old North State

For Teachers 8th Standards
Discover the history, geography, and tourist attractions in the great state of North Carolina. Learning groups engage in research and discussions to create a travel poster or brochure about a historic site in one of the three regions in...
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Life on a North Carolina Military Base in Wartime

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Investigators use a “Says/Means” chart to analyze and draw inferences from quotes taken directly from newspaper articles detailing life on an active military base in Greensboro, North Carolina during World War II. Individuals then use a...
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Immigrants' Experiences in Colonial North Carolina

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What would it have been like to leave your birthplace and move to a brand new colony? Why might you have decided to move? What challenges would you have faced? As part of a series of lessons about the history of North Carolina, middle...
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Mountain Dialect -- Reading Between the Spoken Lines

For Teachers 8th Standards
This activity is intended to follow-up or reinforce concepts learned relating to the Great Depression, antebellum period, and the turn of the twentieth century. Learners conduct research and read about North Carolina during one of the...
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The Results are In! Examining Our First Vote Election

For Students 8th - 12th
The 2016 election is over, and now it's time to dig in to some data! An activity revolves around data gathered from the First Vote Project in North Carolina wherein thousands of students voted. After diving in to the data using provided...
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Population Growth and Movement in 19th century North Carolina

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did the development of industry and transportation influence population growth and movement? Mobility and population growth are the focus of an exercise that asks class groups to compare the changes in the population and industrial...
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Politics and Economics of Land Settlement in Colonial North Carolina

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Potash manufacturing or mining, hemp growing, and fur trading were the early forms of industry in the Carolinas. Middle schoolers examine primary source documents to determine how the development of these industries influenced the...
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North Carolina Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vocabulary activity worksheet, students read the statements about North Carolina and use the terms in the box to complete the 10 statements.
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North Carolina Crossword

For Students 4th - 5th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read the clues about North Carolina and use the words in the word bank to complete the puzzle. 9
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4-H on the Home Front

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate how young people were engaged in the war effort on the home front. In this World War II instructional activity, students conduct primary research to discover how students in North Carolina were encouraged to complete...
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"The Present State of North Carolina": Making Decisions

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders determine whether they would have settled early North Carolina. In this North Carolina history instructional activity, 8th graders read excerpts of "The Present State of North Carolina," by John Lawson and discuss what the...
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Teaching about Slavery Through Newspaper Advertisements

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the presence of slavery through newspaper advertisements. In this North Carolina history lesson, students compare the advertisements in the classified sections in modern newspapers and those from the 1800's. Students...
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The 1898 North Carolina Election

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils discuss why the Democrats defeated the Fusion ticket in the 1898 North Carolina election. In this content area reading instructional activity, learners explore three primary documents and answer guiding questions that help them...
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First Americans of North Carolina and the United States

For Teachers K
Students research the first people in America by completing activities in reading, listening, writing, and journal writing centers. In this American history lesson, students participate in centers to learn about the lifestyle of Native...
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The Craft Revival and Economic Change

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Examine the North Carolina craft revival. In this economics lesson, explore the historical challenges that face North Carolinians in the early 1900's and research primary sources to determine how the craft revival came to be. As a...
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North Carolina Acrostic Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this online interactive language arts worksheet, students write an acrostic poem regarding North Carolina using the letters NORTH CAROLINA. This worksheet may also be printed for use in classrooms.
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Strategy Lesson: KWL

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use KWL charts to activate their prior knowledge about famous North Carolinians. They utilize the KWL charts to help them organize thoughts and questions before they read biographies.
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Acid Rain Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students collect samples of rainfall, cloud condensation, and water that trickles through the soil. These samples are tested for pH, conductivity, and the presence of sulfates, nitrates, calcium, and magnesium.
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Three Regions of North Carolina

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the three regions of North Carolina using works of art.
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Tobacco in North Carolina

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the depiction of North Carolina tobacco farms in several photographs. They work in small groups to prepare an argument for a class debate and create promotional signs to advertise their point of view about tobacco...
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World War I - The impact of WWI on Mechlenburg County

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A lesson intended for learners in North Carolina, but adaptable to suit any state. Kids examine the impact WWI had on their community. They analyze the immigration and emigration patterns and the impact of a military base established...