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North Carolina thinking skills
Model of thinking skills adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in 1994. Lists seven levels of thinking skills from simplest to most complex: knowledge, organizing, applying, analyzing, generating, integrating, and evaluating.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction administers the policies adopted by the State Board of Education and offers instructional, financial, technological, and personnel support to all public school systems in the state.

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Battleship North Carolina
Uses a variety of formats including oral histories, video footage, and zoomable images to cover the history of the USS North Carolina and other naval vessels afloat during WWII.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina
Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina
This is the USS North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
The USS North Carolina
In The Great Depression and World War II, page 5.4
Story of the USS North Carolina and its participation in World War II.
Format: article
You sank my battleship
Students will learn how to plot ordered pairs using the coordinate plane and determine in which quadrant these ordered pairs lie. Students will show mastery of plotting ordered pairs by playing Battleship. Modifications have been added for Intermediate Low English Language Learners.
Format: lesson plan (grade 3–5 and 9–12 English Language Development and Mathematics)
By Theadore Taylor and Justine Busto.
Selling North Carolina, one image at a time
In Postwar North Carolina, page 2.9
By selling tourists the image of a state ready to entertain, enthrall, and serve, North Carolina public and private tourism promoters like Hugh Morton established the industry as one the state’s most important.
Format: essay
By Richard Starnes.

Resources on the web

North Carolina's Kids Page
Activities, facts, games, and virtual field trips ... learn more about North Carolina and have fun! (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: North Carolina State Government
Battleship Row
A photographic look at the United States Navy during the attack on Pearl Harbor that also includes survivor accounts. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: ibiblio.org from the University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill