8th Grade Social Studies
Goal 3: The learner will identify key events and evaluate the impact of reform and expansion in North Carolina during the first half of the 19th century.
3.02 Investigate the conditions that led to North Carolina's economic, political, and social decline during this period and assess the implications for the future development of the state.
3.03 Identify and evaluate the impact of individual reformers and groups and assess the effectiveness of their programs.
3.04 Describe the development of the institution of slavery in the State and nation, and assess its impact on the economic, social, and political conditions.
Goal 4: The learner will examine the causes, course, and character of the Civil War and Reconstruction, and their impact on North Carolina and the nation.
4.04 Evaluate the importance of the roles played by individuals at the state and national levels during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period.
4.05 Analyze the political, economic, and social impact of Reconstruction on the state and identify the reasons why Reconstruction came to an end.

8th Grade English Language Arts
Goal 2: The learner will use and evaluate information from a variety of sources.
2.01 Analyze and evaluate informational materials that are read, heard, and/or viewed by:
monitoring comprehension for understanding of what is read, heard and/or viewed.
recognizing the characteristics of informational materials.
summarizing information.
determining the importance and accuracy of information.
making connections to related topics/information.
drawing inferences and/or conclusions.

English III (High School)
Goal 2: The learner will inform an audience by using a variety of media to research and explain insights into language and culture.
2.01 Research and analyze ideas, events, and/or movements related to United States culture by:
locating facts and details for purposeful elaboration.
organizing information to create a structure for purpose, audience, and context.
excluding extraneous information.
providing accurate documentation.

U. S. History (High School)
Goal 3: Crisis, Civil War, and Reconstruction (1848-1877) - The learner will analyze the issues that led to the Civil War, the effects of the war, and the impact of Reconstruction on the nation.
3.01 Trace the economic, social, and political events from the Mexican War to the outbreak of the Civil War.
3.04 Analyze the political, economic, and social impact of Reconstruction on the nation and identify the reasons why Reconstruction came to an end.
3.05 Evaluate the degree to which the Civil War and Reconstruction proved to be a test of the supremacy of the national government.