In 1701, French and Anishnabeg people lived in the land that would become Michigan. Over the next century, they British would join them. Although people from these different cultures traded, shared resources and built communities, they also battled for control of the land.
The Mitten and Michigan History for Kids (MHK) are supplemental reading materials to help students develop a deeper understanding of concepts within this unit. Michigan History for Kids is appropriate for a 3rd grade level, and The Mitten is appropriate for a 4th grade level.