American South

This website and collection of lesson plans is maintained by Carolina K-12 at UNC-Chapel Hill. For additional lessons and activities, visit Carolina K-12’s Database of K-12 Resources.

This site is commonly updated with new material, but is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of all topics and concepts to be covered when teaching about the American South. As we continue to create materials for aspects not currently included in the film and/or curricular materials, please continue to consult additional resources as well. For questions or ideas for lessons, please contact

For questions regarding the lessons held on the Teaching the American South website, contact us at

For information about “Tales of the American South," the fulldome film available for scheduled screenings at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, contact