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Teachers and Students

Classroom Tools

Get lesson plans and worksheets, consult Interweaving Wisconsin Studies, arrange a field trip and read handy summaries of topics in Wisconsin history.


View our extensive catalog of books and magazines for young readers and teachers or browse publications for readers of all ages.

National History Day

National History Day is an exciting academic enrichment program that helps students learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events.

Primary Sources & State History

Use digital collections of original documents, view historical pictures and access online exhibits.

Thinking LIke a HistoricanThinking Like a Historian

A guidebook with practical examples, engaging and effective lessons, and classroom activities that tie to essential questions. Thinking Like a Historian provides a framework to enhance and improve teaching history.

Just for Fun

Fun activities for both kids and adults. Interactive adventures, state symbols, state firsts, Odd Wisconsin and more.

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Wisconsin: our state, our story

Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story

This definitive textbook brings history to life. Full color and visually stunning, its classroom-tested text aligns with cross-curricular Wisconsin Model Academic Standards and stimulates critical thinking.

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Our staff is available to answer your questions about teaching Wisconsin history and working with WHS materials and programs.
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