Traveling in Wisconsin
Students read about sixteen cities around the state of Wisconsin to collect clues and solve eight crimes. This activity weaves facts into the crimes that students are trying to solve as they travel their reading miles.
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Traveling Cat Flown Home to Family
Students locate Wisconsin and Belgium on a world map, then read a news article about a cat that stowed away on ship from the U.S. to Europe. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with map and vocabulary...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Immigration: Packing a Traveler's Trunk
Students experience some of hardships of being an immigrant. They simulate packing for an immigration journey and decide what they and other family members would like to take. They construct a trunk and then pack and display it.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History
Snowshoes in Pioneer Wisconsin
Learners receive a brief history of snowshoes and their development, discuss various types of snowshoes, explore people using snowshoes throughout Wisconsin History, and experience a hands-on, or in this case "feet-on," snowshoe excursion.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History