Explore what’s available on the following and other sites that provide information on North Carolina. Also, click on links and use resources provided on the sites provided below:
www.ncpress.com, click on “Read a Newspaper”
Also, search for stories in newspapers’ archives; use keys words that specify problems and issues that you are studying.
Be sure to examine closely local and regional newspapers, available in print and online, for information about your community and area of the state.
Government (official sites)
How NC Municipalities Work
“Learn about counties” under Education on the horizontal navigation bar. Click “RESOURCES & LINKS” on vertical navigation for additional information.
(N.C. has 13 districts)
Click on site to obtain list of representatives from N.C., political party, contact information and committee assignments:
(N.C. and all other states choose two senators)
Click on links to sites for each senator, posted Senate website:
How State Government Works
To find out about state standards, click curriculum.
For education resources through the Department of Cultural Resources: http://www.ncdcr.gov/Education.aspx
Coates Canons blog: http://canons.sog.unc.edu/ (Note: The "blog topics" box on the righthand side of the page lists the variety of topics explored in the blog. If you click on a topic, you can see all blog posts associated with the topic.)
Compiled July 18, 2014.