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Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Learn about life on the frontier in Wisconsin in 1851, as recounted in guides designed to attract immigrants to the state from Europe.

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

Learn to use primary source materials to teach students about the abolitionist movement in Wisconsin in the 1850s.

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Classroom Materials for NHD

Introduce students to resources and research techniques with this Power Point and supporting worksheet.

Classroom Material

Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

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

Chapter 8 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

NHD Annual Theme

Introduce your students to sample topics connected to the 2015 NHD annual theme.

Classroom Materials for NHD

This official NHD contest rule book outlines the program and category rules for participating students, teachers and judges.

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Help your students think like archaeologists with The Mammoth Mystery interactive resource.

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.

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

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

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

Chapter 9 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

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

Chapter 12 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade texbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

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

Supplemental materials for Chapter 6 of the 4th-grade history textbook.

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

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

Classroom Material

The Black Hawk War, 1832

Learn about the 1832 conflict between the Sauk and Fox Indians and American troops that ended with the surrender of Black Hawk
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