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Inspire your students. The stories of Minnesota's past come alive—from the earliest inhabitants to the newest immigrants.

The engaging narrative of each CHAPTER is followed by its own INVESTIGATION activitiy.

Chapters

Image from Northern Lights In response to teacher feedback, this all-new edition includes:
Expanded historical content—
More in-depth treatment of the Dakota and Ojibwe, as well as the 20th century.
Grade-appropriate reading level—
Proven sixth-grade reading level. Teachers and students appreciate the chapters’ narrative approach.
New design with full-color images—
Student-friendly design with hundreds of photos, paintings, and artifacts. More than 70 maps, graphs, and charts!


Investigations

Image from Northern Lights of a fishing scrapbook Investigations are hands-on primary source activities that accompany every chapter. Each features 6 to 8 pages of historical sources: photos, artifacts, diaries, newspapers, maps, and songs. As students study colorful artifacts and read the actual words of real people, they begin to understand how Minnesota became the place it is today.


Student Edition Features

  • Table of Contents
  • Special Features
  • Sample Pages
  • Sample Maps
  • Sample Investigation