6th grade Social Studies

Ms. Kirk's e-mail is:  Kim.Kirk@mpls.k12.mn.us

If you are absent, it is your responsibility to communicate with Ms.Kirk to make up assignments/homework.

Northern Lights e-book

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for September 17th - 21st:

Immigration group project: Use this link to work with your groups to fill out the information for your group presentation.  Your group will present on Friday, Sept. 21st. 

Due Tuesday, Sept. 18th:  Class assignment for Monday, Sept. 17th:  Scroll to the bottom of this page and open the "Minnesota Newcomers" PPT.  Complete your chart on the push and pull factors that bring immigrants and refugees to Minnesota. If you need the matching worksheet, it is at the bottom of this page also.

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for September 10th - 14th:

I've downloaded the MN Symbols worksheets at the bottom of this page.  Print it at home if you want a paper copy.

Wednesday, Sept. 12th: MN Symbols assignment 

Thursday, Sept. 13th:  Use this link to help you complete the "Immigrant & Refugee Venn Diagram"

Friday, Sept. 14th: MN symbols and state flag quiz

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for September 4th - 7th:

The students are working on their Minnesota Map Group Project.  They are presenting their maps on Friday.  This is worth 50 points.

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for August 27th - August 31st:

Due Friday, August 31st: MN Studies syllabus sign-off sheet.  If you need a copy, scroll to the bottom and print it.

If you want to download the Northern Lights e-book app onto your home computer or ipad, use this link.


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"In seeking truth, you have to get both sides of the story."  -Walter Cronkite

Below are websites for current events projects:

•  CBS News

•  CNN Student News 

•  FOX News

•  MSNBC News

•  National Public Radio

•  News for Students - PBS

•  New York Times Students

•  Pioneer Press

•  Star Tribune

           *  Time Online Edition


document 2018-19 Social Studies Syllabus   --  Please read, sign and send back the sign-off sheet to Ms. Kirk by Friday, August 31st.
PDF MN State symbols info. packet   --  This packet has all the information about MN symbols. Please read as this will be on the quiz.
PDF What is Minnesota? Che. 1   --  This assignment is for vocabulary and the state symbols.
document Minnesota Newcomers   --  Take notes on the push and pull factors of MN immigrants and refugees.
document MN Newcomers Powerpoint worksheet   --  This worksheet goes with the MN Newcomers Powerpoint assignment.