Primary Sources and Research Tools
With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.
Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion
Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.
See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
Learn about America's presidential elections since 1856 and discover how Wisconsin voted.
Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historical society or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!
Villa Louis - a historic site
Encounter the world of Victorian America
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Explore the Crossroads Village and discover why the railroad created challenges for 19th-century small towns.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
If your school or class working on a project-based lesson or taking part in the National History Day program, this field trip is for you!
Pendarvis - a historic site
Learn about the lives of immigrant Cornish miners in the 1830s and 1840s during the Wisconsin Territory's lead-mining boom.