About Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case
and the Capitol Case
- Tag: English Language Arts
- Tag: Wisconsin History
- Tag: Grades 3–6
Practice historical inquiry skills with your students in this point-and-click adventure game featuring Jo Wilder, a girl who uncovers the real stories behind mysterious artifacts from two movements in Wisconsin State history. Visit the Educator Resources page for a guide to the game with vocabulary, save codes, standards supported, and guiding questions.
Engage in critical thinking and historical inquiry to learn about two movements in Wisconsin State history.
Identify & Apply
Gather historical evidence from multiple sources.
Use primary and secondary source materials to make arguments in support of a conclusion.
“Jo Wilder helps develop historical inquiry skills while meeting state standards and, of course, keeps kids engaged and excited! The game brought our existing fourth-grade curriculum full circle.”K-12 Library Media Specialist, Gibraltar Area School District