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How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century: Education Resource for Grade Band 9-12

Poetry activities related to Wisconsin Historical Society Press book, "How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century" by Louis V. Clark III
How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century: Poetry Activities for 9th through 12th grade
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Understanding Bias

A Classroom Resource for grades 6-8
Students use political cartoons of the past to understand bias in the media
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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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Citizen Petition Classroom Activities

Activities, vocabulary, discussion questions, and primary sources for using petitions with your students.
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Civil War Primary Source Sets

Primary source collections curated by Wisconsin educators, complete with lesson plans for classroom use.
Primary source collections curated by Wisconsin educators, complete with lesson plans for classroom use.
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We Will Always Be Here Education Materials

A Companion Piece to "We Will Always Be Here" by Jenny Kalvaitis and Kristen Whitson
Education materials for grades 6-12 for use with "We Will Always Be Here."
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Modern Jungles Education Materials

Education materials for grades 6-12 for use with the book "Modern Jungles" by Pao Lor
Education materials for grades 6-12 for use with the book Modern Jungles
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Badger Boys in Blue: A Soldier's Letters 1862–1865

Wisconsin and the Civil War: Camp Randall
Use the letters of Civil War solders to take a closer look at Camp Randall and Wisconsin's role in the Civil War
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Civil War Draft in Wisconsin

Wisconsin and the Civil War
Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Copperhead Anti-War Movement and Marcus 'Brick' Pomeroy

Wisconsin and the Civil War
Use the writing of Marcus "Brick" Pomeroy to examine different opinions on the Civil War
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Community Design Game

Help students understand the physical design and compostion of their community
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Rubie Bond, Oral History, and the African-American Experience in Wisconsin

Examine the oral history and migration experiences of Rubie Bond, an African-American resident of Beloit featured on Wisconsin Public Television
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Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures
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Life in a Lumber Camp

Learn more about life in a lumber camp by using primary sources
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Father Jacques Marquette, 1673

Use the 1673 journal of Father Jacques Marquette to introduce students to the early exploration of Wisconsin
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An 'American Letter' by Norwegian Immigrants

Use a letter written home by a Norwegian immigrant to take a closer look at the immigrant experience in 1840s Wisconsin
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Soldier John Cronk's Letter Describes Training Camp

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall
In this lesson students will examine the letter of John Cronk to learn more about Camp Randall and the role Wisconsin played in the Civil War
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Confederate Prisoners at Camp Randall as Seen in Newspaper Articles

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall
Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

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