Follow Bucky as he travels through Wisconsin. Full color illustrations support your growing interest about amazing places in Wisconsin. Useful boxes throughout the book contain facts about different sites of interest that Wisconsin has to offer.
Students will catch colorful glimpses of Wisconsin's dairy farms, pioneers, people, environment, and history. The book includes facts, places to visit, annual events, an historical timeline, a pronunciation guide, and a glossary. Students will be able to take a tour and explore Wisconsin through this comprehensive book about the state. It also contains a list of related books and websites.
Fifty-five men and women are included in this compilation of Wisconsin biographies. Artist Georgia O’Keefe, environmentalist Aldo Leopold, and magician Harry Houdini are only a few of the athletes, soldiers, entertainers, scientists, politicians, or reformers written about who helped shape this state and still touch Wisconsinites lives every day. Learning about the lives of Wisconsin residents contributes to a deeper comprehension of the areas in which they lived; and this in turn, shapes a deeper cultural understanding of the people, places and events of a region.
Work your way through the alphabet with this illustrated picture book. Each letter represents a unique gem of Wisconsin. Text reading level is third to fourth grade designed for a read-aloud. Each letter also has the American Sign Language translation.
The “Thinking like a Historian” framework begins each chapter by posing historical questions in this comprehensive and definitive textbook on the Badger State. Primary sources, full color, and many interesting stories about what makes our diverse state so special and unique are included. Learn about fugitive slaves using Wisconsin’s network of the Underground Railroads, Wisconsin’s German heritage, and the Native American tribes that were here before anyone else. This textbook is full of biographies, maps, and historical accounts of our great state.
Full color pictures,quick facts, and low reading level text throughout this informational book will support reader’s growing knowledge about basic Wisconsin facts. It is a great start for students wanting to find out more about Wisconsin in general. The reading level is a bit lower than most of our resources; it can be used when differentiating this unit for emerging readers.
Twenty-two written accounts of real Wisconsinites from all across the state and their unique contributions to state history. Students will be able to choose biographies of Native Americans, athletes, musicians, activists, war heroes, environmentalists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, artists, doctors and cheesemakers. The stories are written for fourth and fifth grade students and contain illustrations, maps and a glossary in each book. Find out how Wisconsin influenced these interesting figures and how they left their mark on the state.
*This corresponding cover illustration is the critically acclaimed "Mai Ya's Long Journey" by Shelia Cohen , just one book in the Badger Biography series. We have all twenty-three Badger Biographies in the MMSD library. Find “Badger Biographies” under our series tab on the library catalog or ask your friendly teacher librarian for assistance.
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