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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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Colonial and state records of North Carolina
Lessons developed using the Colonial State Records of North Carolina collection from Documenting the American South
Format: lesson plan (multiple pages)
The Old North State
In Antebellum North Carolina, page 6.9
Poem written by William Gaston in the 1830s that later became the state song of North Carolina.
Format: newspaper/primary source
State Senate
In Election 2008, page 2.7
North Carolina Senatorial districts There are 50 Senatorial districts in North Carolina. You can find out which district you're in and who currently represents you at the North Carolina General Assembly website's representation...
North Carolina political parties
In Election 2008, page 2.2
Only those parties expected to field candidates on North Carolina ballots in 2008 are listed here. For additional political parties, see the list provided by Politics1.com. Wikipedia also offers a list...
Format: bibliography
State Senate
In Election 2012, page 2.7
North Carolina Senatorial districts There are 50 Senatorial districts in North Carolina. You can find out which district you're in and who currently represents you at the North Carolina General Assembly website's representation...
Format: bibliography
State House of Representatives
In Election 2008, page 2.6
North Carolina House districts There are 120 House districts in North Carolina. You can find out which district you're in and who currently represents you at the North Carolina General Assembly website's representation...
The North Carolina Oath of Allegiance
In North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction, page 1.8
Form that new soldiers, politicians, and civil servants had to fill out and sign after North Carolina's secession, by which they pledged loyalty to the state and renounced their loyalty to the United States.
Format: document/primary source
State House of Representatives
In Election 2012, page 2.6
North Carolina House Districts There are 120 House districts in North Carolina. You can find out which district you're in and who currently represents you at the North Carolina General Assembly website's representation...
Format: bibliography
North Carolina news
In Election 2008, page 2.1
News & Observer: Election 2008 (Raleigh) The Raleigh News & Observer's online election section covers state, local, and national election campaigns. The News...
Gertrude Weil congratulates — and consoles — suffragists
In North Carolina in the early 20th century, page 4.11
Letter from Gertrude Weil, president of North Carolina's Equal Suffrage Association, to supporters after the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified by enough states to become part of the Constitution -- but failed to pass in North Carolina.
Format: letter/primary source
North Carolina news
In Election 2012, page 2.1
News & Observer: Election 2012 (Raleigh) The Raleigh News & Observer's online election section covers state, local, and national election campaigns....
Format: bibliography
State Climate Office of North Carolina
Students of all ages will enjoy learning about North Carolina's climate, whether on a field trip or in their classroom. Topics include extreme weather records, drought, tornadoes, El Nino and La Nina, hurricanes and North Carolina, and much more.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Deep River Friends Meeting House
Deep River Friends Meeting House
Deep River Friends Meeting House in Jamestown, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
North Carolina State Capitol
Discover the truth! Does the Capitol Building in Raleigh really have an escape tunnel? Secret rooms? Find out the answers to these questions and more at your state capital's website!
Format: article/field trip opportunity
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
Growing tobacco
In Postwar North Carolina, page 2.5
In North Carolina History: A Sampler, page 8.9
This short documentary shows the process of harvesting, curing, and selling tobacco, from farm to auction. It was filmed at Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham, North Carolina, during the 2009 Tobacco Harvest Festival.
Format: documentary
North Carolina maps
A collection of lesson plans for grades K-12 centered on historic maps of North Carolina
Format: lesson plan (multiple pages)
Changes in agriculture
In Postwar North Carolina, page 2.4
In North Carolina History: A Sampler, page 6.4
A series of maps based on U.S. Census of Agriculture data show changes in North Carolina's agriculture over time.
Format: slideshow
North Carolina political parties
In Election 2012, page 2.2
Only those parties expected to field candidates on North Carolina ballots in 2012 are listed here. For additional political parties, see the list provided by Politics1.com. Wikipedia also offers a list...
Format: bibliography
North Carolina governor
In Election 2012, page 2.5
General Bev Perdue (D) -- governor Bev Perdue is currently serving as the 73rd governor of North Carolina. When she assumed her office in January 2009, Perdue became the first female governor of her state. Though...
Format: bibliography