North Carolina Counties: Important Information to Share
Fourth graders research the Internet about an assigned county in North Carolina. They enter their data into a database. They create a graph using Excel to compare data from counties in different regions. They share their graphs with the class.
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Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
Students choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information, write a...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Our Classroom Constitution
Develop a system of classroom rules created by the kids, for the kids with this three-part lesson series on the US Constitution. After learning about the structure of the Constitution and the government it established, young scholars...
5 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Planning and Drafting Explanatory Paragraphs
"I love it when a plan comes together." Building on the previous lesson in this unit, young writers use their graphic organizers to create a draft of their constitution explanatory paragraphs. The teacher models this process for the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tobacco Bag Stringing: Elementary Activity One
Why was tobacco bag stringing important and what exactly is it? Fourth and fifth graders will learn about tobacco stringing and its effect on the economy in both North Carolina and Virginia. They will engage in several activities that...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History