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

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 Struggle

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

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

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

Conflict on the Homefront: Wisconsin During World War I

Learn more about the pre-WWI peace movement by having students take a closer look at Julia Grace Wales

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Teach your students to use historic military maps to organize and sequence historic events

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

Analyze primary and secondary sources to learn more about motivations and emotions involved during the Civil War era and Underground Railroad

Use the 1673 journal of Father Jacques Marquette to introduce students to the early exploration of Wisconsin

Wisconsin and the Civil War

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

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

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 Pacific

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

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

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

Lesson Plan

Life in a Lumber Camp

Learn more about life in a lumber camp by using primary sources

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

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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