1 2
.

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the writing of Marcus "Brick" Pomeroy to examine different opinions on the Civil War

Use local architectural resources to teach students about mail order homes in the United States

La Follette and the Progressive Era

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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

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

Teaching Materials

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

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

Use census records to study immigration to Wisconsin and living conditions in the mid-19th century

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

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Listening to World War II era music helps students to learn about the time period as well as the contributions of entertainers to the war effort

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Pacific

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

Lesson Plan

Teal Lake Lodge, 1923

Learn about the development of tourism in northern Wisconsin by examining a a family-owned resort which has operated since the 1920s

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

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Get an overview of Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle as well as suggested small group activities to use with your students

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

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

The documents in this lesson will help students understand WWII and the issues and results of a wartime economy

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Using primary source WWII recruitment posters helps students to understand World War II
1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.