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Civil War Primary Source Sets | Wisconsin Historical Society

Classroom Material

Civil War Primary Source Sets

Primary source collections curated by Wisconsin educators, complete with lesson plans for classroom use.

Civil War Primary Source Sets | Wisconsin Historical Society

By using primary sources to analyze historic events, students put themselves into the roll of historian, critically thinking about past events through the lenses of the people who lived them.

Elementary Lesson Plans

  • Elementary Monuments Lesson Plan Images

     
  • Elementary Transportation Lesson Plan Images

     

Middle School Lesson Plans

  • Civil War Propaganda Lesson Plan Images

     

High School Lesson Plans

  • Civil War Identity Lesson Plan Images