NCSCS Grade 4 Geography and History Objectives
4.02 Identify religious groups that have influenced life in North Carolina and assess the impact of their beliefs.

NCSCS Grade 4 Language Arts Objectives
2.03 Read a variety of texts, including:
Nonfiction (autobiographies, informational books, diaries, journals).
4.10 Use technology as a tool to gather, organize, and present information.

NCSCS Grade 8 North Carolina History Objectives
1.07 Describe the roles and contributions of diverse groups, such as America Indians, African Americans, European immigrants, landed gentry, tradesmen, and small farmers to everyday life in colonial North Carolina, and compare them to the other colonies.

NCSCS Grade 8 Language Arts Objectives
2.01 Analyze and evaluate informational materials that are read, heard, and /or viewed by:
Summarizing information.
Determining the importance of information.
Making connections to related topics/information.
Monitoring comprehension.
Drawing inferences.
Generating questions.
Extending ideas.
5.02 Study the characteristics of literary genres( fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry) through:
Reading a variety of literature and other text (e.g. young adult novels, short stories, biographies, plays, free verse, narrative poems).