Michigan History

Tutor: Lynette Baker

4th – 6th grade (Meets every week at KAT)

Course Description:

This class will be a broad overview of Michigan. The class will include hands-on projects, weekly quiz, readings, writing and games to cover the subject.  Topics covered will include: physical aspects, native people, explorers, missionaries, fur trade, French, British Indian War, Revolutionary War period, becoming a state, War of 1812, pioneer settlers, Erie Canal, Soo Locks, Civil War period, Underground Railroad, lumber trade, copper & iron mining, products of Michigan, WWI period, Great Depression period, WWII period, notable people of Michigan and modern Michigan.  This is not a full listing of topics to be covered but a good overview.   Students will need to do age appropriate research, map reading and writing skills.

Cost: 

$30.00 materials/rent fee per semester, and $160 class fee due on 1st day of class per semester ($190)

*First Semester $30.00 materials fee is due upon registration and is not refundable

Tutor Background:

I have and Elementary Education degree with an area of concentration in Art from the University of Illinois.  I have used my job for teaching in various occupations over the years from working with the Anita Purvis Urban, Illinois Nature Center, teaching science at a KPS elementary school for many years to now doing home schooling to name a few.  I have always had a passion to work with young people.  Education has been a calling from God and never just something I do as a job.  I look forward to the opportunity of working with your child(ren).

Please contact Lynette Baker with any questions at bakerkazoo@gmail.com