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

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

Have your students examine the role of the media during wartime by examining programs, films, and ads using NARA analysis techniques

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: The Pacific

In this lesson students study the words and listen to the song, “The Ballad of Ira Hayes."

Using historic and current maps, students will identify change over time in Wisconsin communities in this lesson

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

In this lesson students will examine the letter of John Cronk to learn more about Camp Randall and the role Wisconsin played in the Civil War

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

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

Meeting the Standards with NHD

See how National History Day can help you to meet a breadth of standards.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

Use a classroom debate to analyze the decision to drop the atomic bomb through the lens of the Smithsonian 50th anniversary exhibit on the Enola Gay

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

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

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

Teaching Materials

Teaching materials for use with the 2nd Edition of Patty Lowe's "Indian Nations of Wisconsin."

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

Using photographs and accounts, students will learn about German POW camps in the United States and Japanese American internment

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

Wisconsin and the Civil War: Camp Randall

Use the letters of Civil War solders to take a closer look at Camp Randall and Wisconsin's role in the Civil War

Combine geography and map skills with reading, math, and problem-solving in this lesson plan
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