North Carolina

This passage discusses the state of North Carolina.

Lexile Level: 660L

Categories: People & Places


The first English colony was in North Carolina. It was in a place called Roanoke on the Outer Banks. The Outer Banks are a series of islands off the coast of North Carolina. The Outer Banks is where the Wright brothers first succeeded in flying a plane. They were the first people to fly. They flew their plane at a place called Kitty Hawk. Kitty Hawk is near a town called Wilmington. Wilmington is a place where people have made a lot of movies and TV shows. Wilmington is also on the North Carolina coast.


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