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Secondary Lesson Plans

The Society has made these lesson plans available to help you teach Wisconsin History. Materials are supported with links to or PDFs of primary sources drawn from collections within the Society's Archives. Designed for grade levels 6-12.

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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

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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

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

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The Black Hawk War, 1832

Learn about the 1832 conflict between the Sauk and Fox Indians and American troops that ended with the surrender of Black Hawk
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If you have questions about our field trips, lesson plans, or other educational resources, please contact Kurt Griesemer by phone at 608-264-6547 or by email.

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