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NHD Annual Theme

Introduce your students to sample topics connected to the 2015 NHD annual theme.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

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

Classroom Materials for NHD

Introduce students to resources and research techniques with this Power Point and supporting worksheet.

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

Classroom Materials for NHD

This official NHD contest rule book outlines the program and category rules for participating students, teachers and judges.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 11 supplemental materials for the 4th grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 5 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

NHD Competitions

Download forms for evaluating National History Day projects

Use the 'History and Critical Thinking Handbook" to help guide your students to deeper and more meaningful connections to the past.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 12 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade texbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 7 supplemental materials to the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

Classroom Material

Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Kate Pelham Newcomb, Wisconsin's most famous female doctor.

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

Learn to use primary source materials to teach students about the abolitionist movement in Wisconsin in the 1850s.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Supplemental materials for Chapter 3 of our 4th-grade history textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

Classroom Material

Joshua Glover

The Slave who Made a new Life for Himself

Discover the history of Joshua Glover, who escaped slavery and made a new life for himself.
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