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Michigan Theme Unit


Questions, Facts, and "Who am I?" for the state of Michigan
     State of Michigan Mixed Review: fill-in questions, "Who am I", facts, and writing prompts (multiple keys)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Short Readers
     Isle Royale National Park (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Michigan: Home of the Cross in the Woods (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     "Who's Honking?" (Grades 2-3)
     The Legend of Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes (Grades 3-4)
     Michigan's First People (Grades 4-6)
     The Music of Detroit—Motown of the 60s (Grades 4-6)
     The Christmas Tree Ship Disaster (Grades 6-8)


Michigan Maze
Build Michigan maze - Make multiple mazes at once


State of Michigan Theme - Math Stories
     Michigan Math (Grades 2-3)
     Michigan Math (Grades 4-6)


Books
            Magnificent Mackinac (Grades 2-3)
            MI is for Michigan (Grades 4-6)


State of Michigan Theme - Story Starters
     Michigan Story Starter Printables


State of Michigan Theme
     Location of Michigan in the United States Printable and Information


State of Michigan Theme Time Line
     Michigan Time Line #1 (17 events in time line)

Michigan: Reading Comprehensions with References to Michigan
This section lists reading comprehensions on edHelper.com with references to the state of Michigan. These reading comprehensions were not written specifically for the state theme unit.

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to Michigan
     The Christmas Tree Ship Disaster (Grade 8)
     The Five Famous Great Lakes of North America (Grade 7)
     The Great Lakes (Grade 6)
     Chris Van Allsburg - He Does It All (Grade 6)
     Geography of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     Henry Ford (Grade 9)
     Arthur Miller (Grades 9-12)
     Economy of the Midwest Region (Grade 6)
     Veep Day (Grade 9)
     Sojourner Truth (Grade 8)
     Michigan: Home of the Cross in the Woods (Grade 7)
     The Prairie Land (Grade 6)
     The Real McCoy: The Life of Elijah McCoy, Inventor (Grade 5)
     Julie Krone: Female Jockey (Grade 5)
     Julie Krone - Female Jockey (Grade 5)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Julie Krone - Female Jockey
     Listen to the Old Ones
     Polly Horvath--Everything on a Waffle?
     Stories with a Twist
(Grades 6-8)
     "Charge!"—The Story of General Custer
     Charlayne Hunter-Gault
     Chris Van Allsburg - He Does It All
     Ed Yost, Father of Modern Hot Air Ballooning
     Everything Contains a Story
     Robert Frost
     Sojourner Truth
     Tom Brady
(Grades 9-12)
     Dr. Antonia Novello: Surgeon General
     Henry Ford

Daily Themes
(Grades 3-5)
     Feeling Music
     Float Like a Butterfly
     Just a Child
     Skyscraping Tower
     Snap,Crackle, Pop and More
     Start Your Engine
     The Brickyard
(Grades 6-8)
     Charles Lindbergh
(Grades 9-12)
     Veep Day

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     Canada - Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     Chicago is Unique Because of its People
     Gerald McDermott
     Iron
     Is Ohio the 50th state?
     Julie Krone: Female Jockey
     No Surprises in Your Water
     Olympic Snowboarding - The History
     Robins
     The Real McCoy: The Life of Elijah McCoy, Inventor
     Touring the United States Regions
(Grades 6-8)
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     America's First Women Dentists
     America's New Year Celebration: The Tournament of Roses
     Annie Edson Taylor: Queen of the Mist
     Betty Ford
     Boot Hill
     Cavalry of the Civil War
     Cold Water with Hidden Surprises
     Ebony Magazine
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Endangered Animals!
     Exploring North America - Its Water
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Gerald Ford
     Honeycrisp Apples- The "New Kid on the Block"
     Indiana's Changing Landscape
     Isle Royale National Park
     Jean Studies U.S. Geography
     John Dewey
     Johnny Clem, "Drummer Boy of Chickamauga"
     Life with a Snake
     Michigan: Home of the Cross in the Woods
     Mitch Albom
     Music Therapists
     Ralph Bunche
     Robert Newton Peck
     Tanith Belbin's Story: May I Have this Ice Dance?
     The 1974 Super Tornado Outbreak
     The Christmas Tree Ship Disaster
     The Five Famous Great Lakes of North America
     The Great Lakes
     The Harlem Globetrotters
     The Midwest
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Peace Corps
     The Prairie Land
     Tinker Bell Takes a Flight
     Watch Out, Here Comes a Horesless Carriage
     William Henry Harrison
     Zorbing
(Grades 9-12)
     Arthur Miller
     Fort Snelling, Minnesota
     Malcolm X
     Sharon Creech
     The Rose Bowl Game: "The Granddaddy of Them All"
     Tippecanoe, Tecumseh, and The Prophet — The Struggle for the Northwest
     Willa Cather
     William "Old Tippecanoe" Harrison — The Struggle for the Northwest

Stories
(no assigned grade level)
     Field Trip!

Animals
(Grades 9-12)
     Animals in Danger!


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