Wisconsin Historical Society

Teacher Resources

Resources for Teachers

History Day Resources for Students

Start enhancing your teaching today by discovering useful tools from experts at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Help your students research history with helpful guides and lesson plans. Watch history come to life in our books, field trips and classroom visits.

STUDENT RESOURCES

Discover amazing facts about Wisconsin history on your own!

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Elementary and Secondary Lesson Plans

Teach Wisconsin history with primary sources drawn from collections within the Society's Archives. Designed for grade levels 6-12.

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TURNING POINTS IN WISCONSIN HISTORY

Various historic images

Explore key historical events that shaped Wisconsin and our nation. Read essays based on rare books and primary source documents.

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Primary Sources and Research Tools

With resources appropriate for every grade level, bringing primary resources and critical thinking to the classroom has never been easier.

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History Field Trips

Make history come to life for your students! Tour a local historic site or museum in your area to see log cabins, blacksmith shops, historic kitchens and more!

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Educational Publications

Archaeology Resources

Familiarize your students with the basic concepts and procedures guiding archaeological research.

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