1867: Should Wisconsin's Forests Be Saved?
High schoolers see that by the 1850s, Wisconsin's lumber industry had penetrated far into the Northwoods. They investigate the report of Increase Lapham, who was commissioned to write a report on forest preservation in Wisconsin in 1867.
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More Than Rhyme: Poetry Fundamentals
One of the many challenges in creating a poetry unit is selecting illustrative poems and designing activities to accompany each lesson. Here's a carefully crafted resource that can be used as a poetry unit or the individual lessons can...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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