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Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes Discussion Guide

Activities, vocabulary, discussion questions, and extensions for using Sport with your students.
Discussion guide intended for use with Sport: Ship Dog of the Great Lakes.
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Getting the Message: How Governments Use Public Information Posters to Inform and Inspire

A Classroom Tie-in to the BIG History is Happening project
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The Real Jean Nicolet

A Companion Piece to "The Misunderstood Mission of Jean Nicolet" by Patrick J. Jung
Educational companion piece for grades 3-5 myth-busting the story of Jean Nicolet
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The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea Education Materials

Activities for grades K-5 for The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea by Barbara Joose
Educational activities for grades K-5 for The Fishermen, the Horse, and the Sea by Barbara Joose
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Traveling in Wisconsin

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

Teach your students about how snowshoes were a part of the pioneer experience in Wisconsin
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Immigration: Packing a Traveler's Trunk

Packing a traveler's trunk offers students the opportunity to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in this lesson
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Our Families' Stories in Wisconsin

Students will learn more about the history of their own family as well as the larger history of immigration to Wisconsin
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Old Map, New Map: Let's Compare

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

Use a local cemetery to teach students about community history as well as the historical information that can be found at a cemetery
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Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community
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Getting to Know Your City: An Introduction to Map Skills

Introduce students to basic map orientation skills using their own community
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Speeches of Robert M. La Follette

La Follette and the Progressive Era
Get curriculum suggestions for teaching about Progressive Era reforms in Wisconsin

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