On this page, you’ll find lesson plans for teachers and homeschoolers as well as resources for adult or distance learners. Scroll down to view all of our offerings.
Lesson Plans for Teachers & Parents
Whether you’re a teacher looking for lesson plans and activities to continue educating your students virtually, or a parent in search of resources to engage your kids during their time away from school, Old North is here to help! The two downloadable and printable packets below can provide parents, teachers, and homeschoolers with all the tools they need during this period of at-home learning. These materials are accessible for all students, regardless of their prior knowledge on the history of our Historic Site.
Mini Courses for Adult and Distance Learners
Has it been awhile since your high school history classes? Have you been watching too many historically inaccurate movies or TV shows? Or maybe you’re just looking for some old-fashioned intellectual stimulation? Then look no further than Old North’s Mini Courses! Each month we will offer a new mini-course on a variety of topics for all the couch-based learners out there. What’s not required: registration, a specific digital platform, hours of your time, quizzes, or grades. What is required: a love of reading, an interest in or curiosity about historical topics, and an open mind.
Web Series for Curious Minds: 99% Sure
Welcome to 99% Sure, a video series where we take a deeper dive into the history, people, and events that made Old North the legendary historic site you know and love. Watch Season 1 as Old North’s Education Manager and intrepid public historian TJ Todd explores some of our most frequently asked questions and shares some of his favorite stories and facts about Old North. History and research can be tricky business, but we’re 99% Sure that everything you hear in this series is true. Dive in below, or check the episodes out on YouTube!