The New Deal: North Carolina's Reconstruction
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Eighth graders study North Carolina's reconstruction through an interdisciplinary project that emcompasses social studies, language arts, visual art, music, and technology.
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North Carolinians Take a Stand on Ratification of the 19th Amendment
The fight to pass the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that guaranteed women the right to vote was contentious and divisive. Many states refused to ratify the amendment, initially proposed in 1878. Class members examine documents...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Immigrants' Experiences in Colonial North Carolina
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...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Decision Point: Understanding the U.S.’s Dilemma Over North Korea
Simulate the Situation Room and analyze the US's relationship with North Korea. The plan starts off with a quick review and an examination of a online timeline that updates as the situation continues. Next, the class reads an article and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Great Depression in North Carolina: Experiences of the People
Middle schoolers explore the Great Depression. In this research skills lesson, students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary sources. Middle schoolers write their own WPA interviews after they...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
"The Present State of North Carolina": Making Decisions
Eighth graders determine whether they would have settled early North Carolina. In this North Carolina history lesson, 8th graders read excerpts of "The Present State of North Carolina," by John Lawson and discuss what the colony must...
8th Social Studies & History
Your historians will learn about Reconstruction and the Plessy vs. Ferguson case by reading excerpts from the court ruling and looking at a few primary source images. The lesson culminates with individuals writing a paragraph about how...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable