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.

George Gray Jr. is a 28 year veteran of Garner Senior High School in Garner, NC. During that time he has served as the social studies department chairman and have taught a variety of courses in the social studies. Presently, he teaches Honors U.S. History.

Resources created by George Gray Jr.

Letters back home: A soldier's perspective on World War I
World War I traumatized many of the soldiers that participated in the war. It had a lasting effect on the political, economic, social, and cultural lives of Americans during the 1920's. By reading letters that one soldier wrote to his family back home. Students can gain insight into the reasons why the “Great War” had such a profound impact on the United States in years following the war.
Format: lesson plan (grade 9–12 English Language Arts and Social Studies)
By George Gray Jr..
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