1940 Armistice Day Storm: Further Resources
About the 1940 Armistice Day Storm
- 1940 Armistice Day Blizzard is a two-minute video on the from Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Stories.
- Armistice Day Storm Came as a Surprise from the Eau Claire Leader Telegram details the storm's effects on the Eau Claire area
- The Armistice Day Storm looks at the storm's effects on shipping and ferry services on Lake Michigan, from the Lake Michigan Car Ferries Service. Includes both historical and narrative accounts.
- “Winds of Hell” is a Minnesota Public Radio story on the Armistice Day storm’s effects on Minnesota. Includes a slide show of the storm using images from the Minnesota Historical Society.
Narrows Bridge Disaster provides more information on this
- Collect Your Own Weather Stories is a guide for classroom collecting from Wisconsin Weather Stories.
- Unit Plan for Personal Narrative is a core curruculum on storytelling and personal narrative from the State of Michigan. It also makes links between language arts, social studies and science.
- Telling the Story is a guide for students from storyteller Kevin Cordi. Coaching Youth Storytellers is his guide for teachers.
- How to Interview a Relative gives helpful advice, as does Tips for Interviews. Both are from the Read, Write, Think project.
- Exploring and Sharing Family Stories from Read, Write, Think can be easily adapted to use for the topic of weather.
- Weather.com is a good all-around resource for satellite maps, weather glossary, forecasting, and more.
- Go here for a current weather map of the continental United States.
- State Climatology Office is a climate information resource for Wisconsin.
- National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the world's largest collection of climate data.