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

Evaluate documents representing opposing perspectives on Japanese American Internment and work as a class to understand primary source analysis

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

The experiences of nurses, as documented in primary sources, will help students to understand points of view on the war in the Pacific theater

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

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

Introduce your students to the basics of architectural history and historic preservation through a community architectural survey project

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

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

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

Use advertising posters to study technological change in American agriculture in the 19th century

Examine the oral history and migration experiences of Rubie Bond, an African-American resident of Beloit featured on Wisconsin Public Television

Lesson Plan

Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

Teach students to conduct oral history interviews with Wisconsin Hmong and how to use oral histories for research

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

In this lesson students will ready about family relationships during WWII and create their own letters to understand the impact of the war on families

National History Day Research

Prepare your students for their research fieldtrip to the Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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