Resources for Teachers

Please feel free to use these materials for educational purposes.

HATTIE’S WAR

Hattie’s War Teacher’s Guide
PDF format, 8 pages, click to view or download

Hattie’s War Vocabulary Words
PDF format, 2 pages, click to view or download

Hattie’s War Comprehension and Discussion Questions 
PDF format, 2 pages, click to view or download

Hattie’s War Chapter One for Close Reading
PDF format, 4 pages, click to view or download

Hattie’s War Primary Source Activity
PDF format, 34 pages, click to view or download

PLANK ROAD SUMMER

Plank Road Summer Teacher’s Guide
PDF format, 8 pages, click to view or download.

Plank Road Summer Chapter Review Questions
PDF format, 2 pages, click to view or download

Plank Road Summer Spelling and Vocabulary Words
PDF format, 2 pages, click to view or download

Plank Road Summer SpellingCity
On this website students can study the spelling list given above using Teach Me, Test Me, and Games venues.

Plank Road Summer Map

Plank Road Summer Historical Notes

PLANK ROAD WINTER

Plank Road Winter Teacher’s Guide
PDF format, 8 pages, click to view or download

Plank Road Winter Chapter Review Questions
PDF format, 4 pages, click to view or download

Plank Road Winter Spelling and Vocabulary Words
PDF format, 2 pages, click to view or download

Plank Road Winter Historical Notes

PLANK ROAD SET

The Way of the Road–Lessons in Serving
PDF format, 5 pages, click to view or download

LINKS

This website from Michigan gives instructions for making a model plank road.
Build Your Own Plank Road

The website below provides extensive information and teaching ideas about Wisconsin and the Underground Railroad.
http://www.teachingwithstories.com/teachers/resources.htm

The website of Wisconsin historic site Pendarvis, a Cornish settlement, provides educational materials on immigration, including student activities and discussion questions about sea voyages and overland journeys, pioneer children’s chores, and Cornish recipes, including pasties and saffron cake.
http://pendarvis.wisconsinhistory.org/pdfs/Ch2packetfull.pdf

Cinnamon Twists
Would you like to make your own cinnamon twists?  Use this link to find a recipe from “The Little House Cookbook” to make the doughnuts that would have been served in pioneer days.
http://thesisterproject.com/orloff/cooking-up-family-recipes-little-house-style/

Chicago Fire
This PDF file is geared toward teaching the Chicago fire to young people, and has super images of some of the “fire souvenirs” that Hans might have seen.
http://www.chicagohistory.org/mychicago/pdf/lesson3.pdf

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