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Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

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

Discover some interesting facts about Wisconsin

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Using primary source WWII recruitment posters helps students to understand World War II

Field Trip or Tour

First Capitol Field Trip

First Capitol - a historic site

Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Let the National History Day in Wisconsin staff bring the excitement of National History Day into your classroom!

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Teach your students to use historic military maps to organize and sequence historic events

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

Check out some vital statistics and fun facts about Wisconsin

Field Trip or Tour

'Immigration' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Norwegian Area, discover reasons for migration to the New World and what life was like for immigrants once they arrived in Wisconsin.

Print these free paper dolls based on the books Rascal and Caddie Woodlawn to find out about kids lives in Wisconsin over 100 years ago.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

If your school or class working on a project-based lesson or taking part in the National History Day program, this field trip is for you!

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.

Use census records to study immigration to Wisconsin and living conditions in the mid-19th century

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Get an overview of Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle as well as suggested small group activities to use with your students

Lesson Plan

Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about Victory Berger by examing 1917 editorial selections from his newspaper, Milwaukee Leader

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

Help students to look at the wartime issues of work, production and conservation in their hometown
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