K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

Curriculum Standards

Social Studies


Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

World History

American History 1

American History 2

Civics and Economics

The Cold War

20th Century Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Turning Points in American History



21st Century Global Geography

World Humanities

American Humanities

African American Studies

American Indian Studies

Latin American Studies