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'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

This book was developed in consultation with an advisory board of reading specialists, history scholars, curriculum coordinators, and teachers

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Get an overview of the additional activities that align to each chapter of "Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story."

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Find the complete list of assessments, originally printed in the Student Activity Guide for 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story.'

Use the interactive web-feature, The Mammoth Mystery, to teach students about Wisconsin archaeology, Paleo Indians, and the Kenosha County Mammoth

Whiteboard Files

Here are links to interactive whiteboard resources that align to each chapter of "Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story."

Field Trip or Tour

Pendarvis Field Trip

Pendarvis - a historic site

Learn about the lives of immigrant Cornish miners in the 1830s and 1840s during the Wisconsin Territory's lead-mining boom.

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Includes reproducible worksheets that guide students through essential questions. DVD available with classroom purchase.

Classroom Material

Legends of Dunn County

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Field Trip or Tour

Stonefield Field Trip

Stonefield - a historic site

Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.

Wade House - a historic site

At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.

Using an educational passport, let students "travel" around the state to learn more about history and geographic regions of the state

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

Classroom Material

History Hunters Cemetery Tour

Use a local cemetery to teach students about community history as well as the historical information that can be found at a cemetery

Learn how artifacts are conserved after they have been excavated from their underwater resting places

Field Trip or Tour

'Life on the Farm' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore an 1860s German farmstead, try doing the chores 1860s farm children did, meet the oxen who work the farm.

All components of the textbook have been translated into Spanish including text, illustrations, maps, timelines and image captions.

Packing a traveler's trunk offers students the opportunity to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in this lesson

Sample Pages and Table of Contents

View full TOC and download sample pages to see how the book addresses the fundamentals of Wisconsin history while promoting strong literacy skills.

Classroom Material

Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols
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