These materials have been compiled for students and teachers who are studying the State Capitol and the functions of state government. They also can be used with The North Carolina State Capitol video. Please review the background information and the vocabulary list prior to either showing the video program or visiting the Capitol. A bibliography and resource section is included.
After viewing the video program, the student should:
As a result, the student should:
Activities will reinforce the following competency goals of the North Carolina Social Studies Curriculum:
Goal 3. The learner will locate major physical features and suggest the influence of location on life in North Carolina.
Goal 8. The learner will examine ways North Carolinians govern themselves.
Goal 12. The learner will trace developments in North Carolina history and describe their impact on the lives of people today.
Goal 1. The learner will assess the influence of geography on economic, social, and political development in North Carolina.
Goal 5. The learner will assess the impact of major events, problems, and personalities of North Carolina and the new nation.
Ninth through Twelfth Grades--United States History
Goal 2. The learner will apply ideas of self-government as expressed in America's founding documents.
Goal 11. The learner will analyze changes in American political life in the last half century.
If you have questions or comments, please direct them to the following address:
Capitol Education Supervisor
North Carolina State Capitol
4624 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4624
Phone: (919) 733-4994; Fax: (919) 715-4030