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Belle Case La Follette Biography
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A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students ...

A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students at, above and below grade level will have equal success with the text. These are available on the iBookstore or as printable booklets in pdf format.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Bill Harley and Arthur Davidson Biography
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A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students ...

A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students at, above and below grade level will have equal success with the text. These are available on the iBookstore or as printable booklets in pdf format.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Chief Oshkosh Biography
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A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students ...

A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students at, above and below grade level will have equal success with the text. These are available on the iBookstore or as printable booklets in pdf format.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Clan Mother: Healing the Community
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In Clan Mother, Molly Miller shares her experience as a healer and ...

In Clan Mother, Molly Miller shares her experience as a healer and explores the role of elders in her community. One of these roles is to bring back Native language and cultural healing practices. This can be a way to heal the historical trauma that resulted when children were taken from their families during the boarding school era. As a Clan Mother, Molly is a leader in the current grassroots efforts to help young people and bring the community together by restoring traditional culture.

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Arts and Humanities
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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The Ways
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Wisconsin Media Lab
Hunting Deer: Sharing the Harvest
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Greg Johnson is a hunter and traditional craftsman. In Hunting Deer, he ...

Greg Johnson is a hunter and traditional craftsman. In Hunting Deer, he shares how and why hunting is so important to his family and to his communityŐs health and way of life. He discusses how treaty rights for hunting allow his people to continue their traditional relationship with the natural world, including both respect for and dependence on the deer for food, crafts and traditional art.

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Arts and Humanities
World Cultures
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Lecture
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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The Ways
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Into the Book
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The "Into the Book" web site is designed to help elementary students ...

The "Into the Book" web site is designed to help elementary students practice eight reading comprehension strategies through playful interactive activities. The site focuses on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. "Behind the Lesson," the teacher area of the site, provides information, lesson plans and other resources for teachers.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
Visual Arts
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Joshua Glover Biography
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A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students ...

A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students at, above and below grade level will have equal success with the text. These are available on the iBookstore or as printable booklets in pdf format.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Kate Pelham Newcomb Biography
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A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students ...

A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students at, above and below grade level will have equal success with the text. These are available on the iBookstore or as printable booklets in pdf format.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Lady Thunderhawks: Connecting the Culture
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The Lady Thunderhawks are the Oneida Nation High School girls basketball team. ...

The Lady Thunderhawks are the Oneida Nation High School girls basketball team. Jessica House, a senior and captain of the team, considers how the team supports her identity as a member of her community and the Oneida Nation. The story explores the role of the basketball team in the community and highlights the importance of language and culture in school.

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Arts and Humanities
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Wisconsin Media Lab
Lake Superior Whitefish: Carrying on a Family Tradition
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Lake Superior Whitefish shares the story of the Petersons, a commercial fishing ...

Lake Superior Whitefish shares the story of the Petersons, a commercial fishing family in Hancock, Michigan. Pat Peterson explains how treaties made with the U.S. government protect her peopleŐs right to hunt and fish in the ceded territories that once belonged to them. Though they initially faced opposition and prejudice when they moved to the area to fish, this family business is now an integral part of the community.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Language Apprentice : Bringing Back the Ho-Chunk Language
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Arlene Blackdeer, a language apprentice for the Hoocak Waaziija Haci Language Division ...

Arlene Blackdeer, a language apprentice for the Hoocak Waaziija Haci Language Division of the Ho-Chunk Nation, shares her experience in her community's effort to bring back the Ho-Chunk language. The apprentice program pairs young people with elder native speakers to improve their language skills. These apprentices then go on to teach language classes in the schools and surrounding community. The story highlights the role of elders in the community in passing on cultural knowledge, and the language revitalization efforts currently under way.

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Arts and Humanities
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Lecture
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Living Language: Menominee Language Revitalization
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Living Language shares Ron Corn Jr.'s attempt to teach his daughter, Mimikwaeh, ...

Living Language shares Ron Corn Jr.'s attempt to teach his daughter, Mimikwaeh, to be a first language speaker of the Menominee language. This story explores the relationship between culture and language. Language revitalization is a struggle for the Menominee, because most families speak English as a first language and are no longer able to pass their native language on to their children. Ron and MimkwaehŐs language journey may be one the last chances to keep the Menominee language alive.

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Arts and Humanities
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Wisconsin Media Lab
Powwow Trail: Keeping the Beat
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Powwow Trail is a glimpse inside the Oneida Nation Powwow through the ...

Powwow Trail is a glimpse inside the Oneida Nation Powwow through the eyes of Dylan Jennings, a UW-Madison student, traditional dancer, and singer with Midnite Express. Dylan explains the significance of the powwow in his life, and reflects on his multiple identities as college student, member of his tribe, youth mentor and dancer and singer on the powwow trail. The story also addresses the similarities and differences between Native tribes.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
Primary Source
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Wisconsin Media Lab
Prayers in a Song: Learaning Language Through Hip-Hop
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In Prayers in a Song, Tall Paul explores the connections between language, ...

In Prayers in a Song, Tall Paul explores the connections between language, identity, and landscape. He raps about how language shapes identity, and about his own sense of disconnection from the lands and traditions of his ancestors. His original hip-hop brings together the modern and the traditional, illustrating some of the

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Arts and Humanities
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Vel Phillips & James Groppi Biography
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A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students ...

A short illlustrated biography, provided at three reading levels so that students at, above and below grade level will have equal success with the text. These are available on the iBookstore or as printable booklets in pdf format.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Reading
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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The Ways: Great Lakes Native Culture & Language
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The Ways is a series of stories from Native communities around the ...

The Ways is a series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. This online educational resource for 6-12 grade students features videos and an interactive map exploring contemporary Native culture and language. The Ways supports educators in meeting the requirements of Wisconsin Act 31, seeking to expand and challenge current understanding of Native identity and communities.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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The Ways
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Wisconsin Media Lab
Wisconsin Biographies
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Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies ...

Wisconsin Biographies is a collection of media to enrich the social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of notable figures in Wisconsin history. This resource includes short animated videos, leveled books available on the iBookstore and in printable form, online activities for students, a gallery of historic images, and lesson plans tied to social studies and language arts standards.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Reading
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Wisconsin Biographies Teacher Resources
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Lesson plans and teaching tips tied to Common Core English Language Arts ...

Lesson plans and teaching tips tied to Common Core English Language Arts and Wisconsin Social Studies standards. Lessons are designed to integrate literacy and the social studies, utilizing the videos, historic images, books and interactives on the Wisconsin Biographies website

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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Lesson Plan
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Wisconsin Media Lab
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Wisconsin Biographies
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