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Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Use a local cemetery to teach students about community history as well as the historical information that can be found at a cemetery

Lesson Plan

Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community

Using an educational passport, let students "travel" around the state to learn more about history and geographic regions of the state

Learn about various architectural styles that can be found in your local community

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

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

Packing a traveler's trunk offers students the opportunity to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in this lesson

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

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

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin.

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

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

La Follette and the Progressive Era

Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

Students use maps to construct logical interpretations of the World War II historical record

Lesson Plan

Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Teach students to use census population schedules in researching life in Wisconsin communities.

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

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

National History Day Research

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