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Using an educational passport, let students "travel" around the state to learn more about history and geographic regions of the state

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

Using historic and current maps, students will identify change over time in Wisconsin communities in this lesson

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 newspaper articles, photos, and letters in this section are samples of the rampant anti-German hysteria in Wisconsin during World War I

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

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

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

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

Teach your students how to research the legends of Dunn County

Using postage stamps, students identify and describe significant events and people in the history of Wisconsin and the United States

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

Students will learn more about the history of their own family as well as the larger history of immigration to Wisconsin

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

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

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community

National History Day Research

Prepare your students for their research fieldtrip to the Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives

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

Combine geography and map skills with reading, math, and problem-solving in this lesson plan
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