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Have fun through hands on learning with this comprehensive study unit about Wisconsin's mining boom of the early 1800s: the Lead Rush. Your students will be highly engaged and excited learning about what it life was like as a lead miner and the struggle many people faced as Wisconsin grew rapidly from 1776 to 1850.
This unit includes an informational article about Wisconsin's Lead Rush and the Black Hawk War, Activities focused on Inferencing, Math Computation, Geography, Problem-Solving, Context Clues, Graphic Design, Cooperative Learning, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking, and more! This unit also includes a unit assessment and all activities come with an answer key. No more searching for activities and information; everything you need is right here to make teaching Wisconsin history FUN!
Meets 20 of Wisconsin's new Standards of Social Studies (WiSSS).
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