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K–12 teaching and learning · from the UNC School of Education

Additional related resources

We’re in the process of aligning our content for students to the Standard Course of Study. As we do, you’ll find it here.

General resources

Aligned lesson plans

Those feuding Greeks!
This lesson is designed to familiarize students with the philosophical, political, economic, military and social differences between Athens and Sparta.
Format: lesson plan (grade 9 Social Studies)
By Pernell Collett.

Resources on the web

Weeping camel: Common characteristics of rituals
In this Xpeditions lesson, students identify characteristics of traditional and modern rituals found in different cultures. Through reading articles and watching videos of several rituals, students identify some of their characteristics. (Learn more)
Format: lesson plan (grade 9 Social Studies)
Provided by: National Geographic
Genographic's legacy: Preservation and projections
In this Xpeditions lesson, one of a multi-part unit on the Genographic Project, students consider ways in which the project is impacted by scientific and technological advances, including those in life sciences, communications, and transportation. (Learn more)
Format: lesson plan (grade 9–12 Science and Social Studies)
Provided by: National Geographic
Cultural characteristics influence a region's character
Students analyze demographic data and explore relationships between several cultural characteristics of nations. (Learn more)
Format: lesson plan (grade 9 and 11–12 Social Studies)
Provided by: National Geographic