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 TEXTBOOKS FOR MICHIGAN STUDIES
MIDDLE SCHOOL
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by David McConnell
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from Michigan's Story

The study of Michigan does not need to stop at 3rd or 4th grade. A concise overview of all of Michigan's history up to the present. Michigan's Story also discusses contemporary issues such as, selling water from the Great Lakes. It helps connect with 8th grade GLCEs.

Michigan's Story is complete with maps, photos, and graphics. Chronological presentation from the ice age to today.

7th grade reading level.  15 chapters  250 pages.

Student questions are included with each lesson.

Hardcover ISBN # 0-910726-48-5 2002                         $24.95 each

Michigan's Story by David B. McConnell

Teacher's Guide.  Has answers to student questions and hints to accompany the class activities and discussion questions. 75 pages.
ISBN#0-910726-67-1 $18.95
Ready to Use Tests. Chapter tests and final exam with short answer, multiple choice & true and false questions. Answers & page reference included. In printed version or in Microsoft Word files for Mac or Windows on CD.  77 pages.
ISBN#0-910726-88-4 $18.95
(Specify printed or CD version and your computer type. Either version $18.95 or both for $30.00)
Michigan's Story Table of Contents  15 Chapters with 41 lessons
Chapter 1  * MEET MICHIGAN
Chapter 2  * THE FIRST MICHIGANIANS-NATIVE AMERICANS
Chapter 3  * FRANCE COMES TO NORTH AMERICA
Chapter 4  * THE BRITISH - A NEW FLAG ON THE FRONTIER
Chapter 5  * MICHIGAN JOINS THE U.S.
Chapter 6  * PIONEERS ON THE WAY
Chapter 7  * ALMOST A STATE - GROWING LIKE A WEED!
Chapter 8  * A STAND AGAINST SLAVERY
Chapter 9  * WE TAKE FROM NATURE'S STOREHOUSE
Chapter 10 * LET'S EAT -0 MICHIGAN FOOD
Chapter 11 *THE FOCUS CHANGES - FROM FARM TO FACTORY
Chapter 12 * WE PUT THE WORLD ON WHEELS
Chapter 13 * AN AWESOME WAR & AFTERWARDS - WORLD WAR I
Chapter 14 * BLEAK TIMES LEAD TO ANOTHER WAR - 1930s & 1940s
Chapter 15 * ON THE WAY TO TODAY'S MICHIGAN
 
Desktop Map  *  Map Lessons

A great accompaniment for Michigan's Story

Middle School MAP LESSONS
by Linda Ecklund

15 lessons in this set enhance the concepts in Michigan's Story. 75 pages in 3 ring binder. 

Lessons use a beautiful 18 by 23 inch, two sided, very  detailed, full color laminated map.  A great addition to any Michigan unit! Students can see the places they are studying.  Land elevation, population density, land use, international and state boundaries, locations of rivers and lakes, and much more are shown. Skills can be introduced, applied and practiced.

  A set of lessons is free with each 25 maps ordered.
 (order ML7)                                                       $24.95 

Map Lessons for Michigan Desk Top Map
SIDE 1 shows Michigan and the Great Lakes along with an inset map of the Detroit Metro area.
SIDE 2 shows the entire Great Lakes Region from Wisconsin to the mouth of the St. Lawrence River!
School Price for Maps is $9.95 each (25 maps or more $8.95)


Table of Contents for ML-7 Desk Map Activities

page 1 Index to side 1 of the Desk Map page 45 Michigan as a Part of the British Empire
page 4 Introducing the Map page 49 Michigan as Part of the Old Northwest
page 10 Michigan's Location & Its Neighbors page 54 Settlement of Michigan
page 16 Finding Places on a Map page 58 The Struggle for Statehood
page 23 Geology of Michigan page 61 Michigan - Slavery & the Civil War
page 29 Indians of Michigan page 66 Mining & Lumbering in Michigan
page 34 Exploring Michigan page 71 Land of the Freshwater Seas
page 39 Europeans in Michigan page 76 References


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