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La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about why there were so many shipwrecks in the 1800s off Wisconsin's shores.

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.

General Information

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'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Ordering instructions for the 4th-grade textbook

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 7 supplemental materials to the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

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

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

'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

The edition provides educators with the background, literacy, and other skill-building strategies to teach both social studies and literacy classes.

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 11 supplemental materials for the 4th grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Learn about the first official government survey of Wisconsin Territory

Field Trip or Tour

'Entrepreneurs' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Learn how immigrants seeking the "American Dream" adapted to innovative technology by changing the way they made their living.

This online exhibit features 14 stunning, large-scale historic murals originally displayed at the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair.

Need a quick overview of our state's historical era and themes? Check this out.

Field Trip or Tour

'Industrialization' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Crossroads Village and discover why the railroad created challenges for 19th-century small towns.

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

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

Madeline Island Museum

Cross the waters of Lake Superior and experience a cultural encounter at the Madeline Island Museum.

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