University of Wisconsin–Madison

High School

Wisconsin 101 has been used in a number of high school classes across that state. If you are thinking about using us in your course, here are some resources that may be useful.

Model Course Assignments

Oconomowoc, HS

This assignment was used for an after school history club led by teacher, Nick Scheuller. The pdf includes lesson plans and worksheets to lead students through a multi-step research process, including visits to a local archive and historical museum. Assignment

Useful Readings

Wisconsin History

Wisconsin Cartographers’ Guild, Wisconsin’s Past and Present: A Historical Atlas (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1998)

Robert C. Ostergren and Thomas R. Vale, eds. Wisconsin Land and Life (Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1997)

Erika Janik, A Short History of Wisconsin (Madison: The Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2010)