Touring the Old North State

This Touring the Old North State lesson plan also includes:

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 NC—mountains, piedmont, and coastal plains. They then present their posters to their peers before discussing travel-based careers.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Look up the North Carolina State Toast and have class members break down its meaning
  • Bring in travel brochures for states, towns, or other historic sites in the United States
Classroom Considerations

  • Best suited for classrooms in North Carolina; however, the resource is also applicable to any learner doing a project on the state
  • Reserve time in the library or computer lab in order to gain access to the Internet
  • Poster board or butcher paper is necessary for learning groups
Pros

  • Resource is applicable to any state with some small modifications
  • Comes with links to additional websites, a rubric, step-by-step lesson plan, an editable worksheet, and lesson modifcations
Cons

  • None
Common Core