North Carolina Place Names
Students compare and contrast the place names in North Carolina. Using the names, they identify which ones were named by Native Americans and which ones were named by European settlers. They discover the cultural values expressed in each name.
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Learning About Immigration in North Carolina with “A Home on the Field”
Paul Cuadros's A Home on the Field, the story of his attempt to create a soccer team for Hispanic immigrant children in a North Carolina high school, launches an investigation of immigration and the issues immigrants face.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Explore Eastern North Carolina Heritage Through Tourism
Students identify Eastern North Carolina historical tourist sites. They create a brochure advertising them by using the Eastern North Carolina Digital Library. The brochure is created using Microsoft Publisher software. Sample brochures...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Relocation of the Cherokee in North Carolina
Considering a study of the Trail of Tears? Check out this resource before you begin. Class members use maps to chart the movement of the Cherokee from the 18th through the 19th centuries. They consult primary and secondary sources to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Conflicts in North Carolina Colonial History: Culpeper's Rebellion
What was Culpeper’s Rebellion? When did it occur? Who was involved? Why did these people rebel? Individuals examine primary and secondary source documents to answer these and other questions about the history of the Carolinas. Consider...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed