La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

Analyze primary and secondary sources to learn more about motivations and emotions involved during the Civil War era and Underground Railroad

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

Using historic and current maps, students will identify change over time in Wisconsin communities in this lesson

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

Learn about various architectural styles that can be found in your local community

Using postage stamps, students identify and describe significant events and people in the history of Wisconsin and the United States

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

Combine geography and map skills with reading, math, and problem-solving in this lesson plan

Teach your students about how snowshoes were a part of the pioneer experience in Wisconsin

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

Students will learn more about the history of their own family as well as the larger history of immigration to Wisconsin

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

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Lesson Plan

Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

Help students place their family and community's history in the context of state history with this lesson

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

In this lesson students study the words and listen to the song, “The Ballad of Ira Hayes."

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