Students research the many "firsts" of Wisconsin. They pick one to research further and present the information to the class.
3 Views 0 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Wisconsin v. YoderLesson Planet
How far does freedom of religion truly go? The 1972 Supreme Court case Wisconsin v. Yoder introduces the concept of the free exercise clause of the First Amendment. Individuals examine the case with a short video and open discussion. To...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Roles of LeadershipLesson Planet
Using a primary document from the journal of pioneer John Shaw, learners explore relations between the US government and Native Americans in Wisconsin during the early 1800s. Shaw recalls Tomah, Black Hawk, Keokuk, and other leaders. The...
4th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Creation of Wisconsin TerritoryLesson Planet
Students see that the evolution of Wisconsin Territory follows the history of westward migration through the eastern half of the continent. They describe life in the Wisconsin Territory and construct maps showing boundaries and major...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Negro Business Directory of the State of WisconsinLesson Planet
Students research and discuss the 1950's economic boom and how it affected African Americans living in Wisconsin. They analyze the 1950 "Negro Business Directory" for Wisconsin and infer information about social interactions of the time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Gay MarriageLesson Planet
The first legal gay marriage in the United States occurred in Massachusetts in 2004. Since then, countless others have tied the knot. Scholars decide whether gay marriage should be legal by reading a history of the issue, analyzing the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Emigrant's Handbook and Guide to Wisconsin, 1851Lesson Planet
Students read The Emigrant's Handbook and Guide to Wisconsin, and prepare a set of written instructions for individuals wanting to emigrate to their community. They consider how the economy and American society has changed since the 1850s.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Confronting Unjust LawsLesson Planet
The right to peacefully assembly to protest injustice is a key element of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Class members are asked to analyze two photographs of people confronting what they consider to be unjust...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
social Studies: First Amendment Role-PlayLesson Planet
Students evaluate First Amendment case decisions by the Supreme Court. they divide into three groups - Supreme Court justices, prosecution attorneys, and defense lawyers. Both sides present their arguments and the justices deliver...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 14 and 15: Supreme Court SimulationLesson Planet
Twelfth graders discover details about Wisconsin v. Mitchell. In this Judicial Branch lesson, 12th graders practice their Supreme Court vocabulary and participate in the prepared Supreme Court simulation. As a culminating activity,...
12th Social Studies & History