Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
First Capitol - a historic site
Tour the first capitol of Wisconsin and reimagine Wisconsin as a place of beginnings.
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.
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!
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.