Remember the Raisin!
Our goal is to ignite a passion for learning as George W. Carver said, "The thoughtful educator realizes that a very large part of the childs education must be gotten outside the four walls…" When you walk in the footsteps of those before you the past comes alive and you cannot help but leave changed forever!
Student Centennial Art & Essay Contest!
Teachers enter your students into our contest and earn prizes for your classroom, as well as your pupils! Over $10,000 in prizes to be given out!!!Read More
Wyandotte Nation Stations!
3rd-5th graders will learn how life was for the Wyandotte Nation in the early 1700s.Read More
Conflict Solvers: A Journey to Understanding!
5th graders will go on a Journey of Understanding with the Wyandotte Nation.Read More
Wyandottes Weeping - Their Trail of Tears!
8th graders will learn about the positive and negative effects of Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny including its impact on the American IndiansRead More
The Wyandotte Odyssey!
Grades 9-12 students will be using a customized GIS map to explore the Wyandotte's journey through American history.Read More
The Wyandotte Nation: Then & Now!
9-12th graders will examine the life of the Wyandotte then & now focusing on U.S. government policy, treaties, removal, and more.Read More
Interactions and Consequences!
5th graders will learn about the Odawa's strength as fur traders and their interactions with the Europeans prior to the War of 1812.Read More
9th-12th graders will examine what happened to the Odawa before, during and after the Battles of the River Raisin.Read More
Is This What I Signed Up For?
9th-12th graders will examine the motives behind the treaties signed between the U.S. and the Odawa Nations.Read More
Real People, Real Heroes!
3rd-5th graders will learn different perspectives from historical figures about indentured servitude and slavery through the 19th century.Read More
Two Important Roles of African Americans in 1812
8th graders will learn about the roles that African Americans played during the War of 1812, especially sailors and miners.Read More
Battles of the River Raisin Pen Pal Project
Grades 3-5 Students will learn how the soldiers and others reconnected with their loved ones through letters they sent home.Read More
Its Not My Fault!
Grades 3-5 will enjoy this engaging lesson plan focusing on point of view and historical perspective through social media.Read More
Letters from the Grave!
Grades 3-5 Students will examine and interpret accounts from individuals in the battle or witnessing the battle and aftermath.Read More
A Soldier's Notes from Michigan's Big Battle!
Grades 6-8 Students will learn of the January Battles of the River Raisin from soldiers that were there!Read More
Remember the Raisin Adventure
Grade 6-12 Students will follow one young Kentuckian as he faces making many difficult decisions that take him through the Battles of the River RaisinRead More
Analyzing a Battlefield Map
Grades 7-8 Students will analyze a series of maps and an image from the Battles of the River Raisin to gain a better understanding of the events.Read More
8th graders will learn about the Treaty of Ghent and Spring Wells that ended the War of 1812 and how the different cultures had to compromise.Read More
Americans at the Roundtable
9-12th graders will learn about the Americans negotiations to end the War of 1812 and sign the peace treaty.Read More
COMING SOON: Odawa: Michigan's 1st Entrepreneurs
3-5th graders will gain an understanding of the fur trade business within the Great Lakes region and the integral part the Odawa played in it.Read More
COMING SOON: Leaving Don't Know When I'll Be Back!
3rd-6th graders will go on a Journey of Removal to Oklahoma with the Wyandotte Nation of Southeast Michigan and Upper Sandusky.Read More