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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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North Carolina Essential Standards: Healthful Living
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North Carolina Essential Standards: Music Education
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North Carolina Essential Standards: World Languages
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Mrs. Barbara Wagoner
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.3
WAGONER, MRS. BARBARA; married; two children; aged 20 years; reside in Wilkes Co., N.C. Children: Jacob, aged one year. Buck, aged 9 — child by husband's first wife. INCOME: About $20.00 per month. Husband is laborer on government park project in this...
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company
First office of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. The largest black-owned insurance company in the world began in the small office of C.C. Spaulding (left) and his clerk, Miss Dore Whitted.
Format: image/photograph
The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, NC
The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, NC
This is a giant fish tank at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, North Carolina. There are aquariums at Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores, and Roanoke Island.
Format: image/photograph
Civil rights protests and dilemmas
In this lesson students explore well-known civil rights protests then listen to two oral histories of individuals who protested in their own way to promote equality for African Americans. Students specifically will consider personal risks involved in protest.
Format: lesson plan (multiple pages)
Using primary documents: Analyzing North Carolina maps
In North Carolina maps, page 3.5
In this lesson, students use pre- and post-colonial maps to analyze North Carolina and how mapping of the state has changed over time. They use these maps to answer the historical question of how and why a state's perspective may change.
Format: lesson plan
By Jennifer Job.
Gertrude Weil
In North Carolina in the early 20th century, page 4.4
Biography of Gertrude Weil (1879–1971) of Goldsboro, who led the fight for women's suffrage in North Carolina.
Format: biography
By Jill Molloy and L. Maren Wood.
Understanding out-migration from North Carolina in the 1800s
In this lesson plan, students read an article about the factors leading North Carolinians to leave for other states in the 1800s. Students participate in a debate about which factors were more important — "push" factors or "pull" factors.
Format: lesson plan (grade 8 Social Studies)
By Jamie Lathan.
Reading guide: A Brief Description of the Province of Carolina
Reading guide designed to aid students' comprehension of a primary source document — a 17th-century pamphlet produced in London describing the economic opportunity and religious freedom available to settlers in Carolina.
Format: worksheet/lesson plan (grade 8 English Language Arts and Social Studies)
By Pauline S. Johnson.
Montford Point Marine Museum
Visit this museum which preserves the legacy of the Montford Point Marines, African American Marines who served with courage and pride from 1942 to 1949.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Probate inventory of Darby O'Brian, 1725
In Colonial North Carolina, page 7.4
Probate inventory of a middle-class man from colonial North Carolina. Includes explanations and photographs of items listed.
Format: inventory
North Carolina Essential Standards: Information and Technology Skills
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North Carolina Essential Standards: Dance Arts Education
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North Carolina Essential Standards: Theatre Arts Education
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North Carolina Essential Standards: Visual Arts Education
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What do the old shoreline sand supplies look like?
In Large sand volume barrier islands: Environmental processes and development risks, page 2
North Carolina's ancient shorelines remain as long sandy ridges in the coastal plain.
Format: article
By Dirk Frankenberg.
Civil Rights March
Civil Rights March
On December 16, 1963, a group of people, mostly African Americans, marched in a civil rights rally in Bear Grass, North Carolina. From the Daily Reflector, Greenville, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Mrs. Kuhn
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.2
MRS. KUHN, North Wilkesboro, N.C., married and has one child, who is also married. She is 68 years old and her husband is in his sixties; crippled. INCOME: Husband works in furniture factory about six months out of a year at thirty cents an hour. Only other...