North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project
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Repurposing the static, and sometimes forgotten, information found in historic newspapers into rich resources for discovery is a fundamental tenet of NCNDP. With our partners at LEARN NC, we have created these lesson plans to help demonstrate how history can come alive when papers and microfilm reels are transitioned into 21st century technological tools to which children are accustomed.


Lesson Plan One: For What A Mother Is Responsible? Idealized Motherhood vs. The Realities of Motherhood in Antebellum North Carolina

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Lesson Plan Two: Teaching About Slavery Through Newspaper Advertisements


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Lesson Plan Three: "A Female Raid " in 1863: Using Newspaper Coverage to Learn More About North Carolina's Civil War home front




Last Modified: 07/01/2013



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