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

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

Quarter 1

Class Assignments/Homework for the week of October 7th 

Due Thurs, Oct. 10th:  The parflech, along with the items inside your parflech is due.

Due Thurs, Oct. 11th: Chapter 4 of the NL e-book Chapter Comprehension.  If you need a copy, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Class Assignments/Homework for the week of Sept. 30th

Due Tues., Oct. 1st: NL Chp 3 Chapter Comprehension

Due Wed. Oct 2nd: Chp 3 Vocabulary

Due Fri. Oct 4th: "My Life as a Dakota" essay.  Scroll to the bottom of this page to find the assignment and handout that goes with it.

We are going to be working on the "Life for the 1st Minnesotans group project" this week.  You will be receiving a group and individual grades.


Contact Me!

"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


PDF Lakota Vocabulary Packet   --  Use this to find the more common words from the Dakota language.
PDF My Life as a Dakota rubric   --  Make sure to look at this rubric as you are writing your essay. Bring it to class on Friday along with your printed essay.
document 2019-20 Social Studies Syllabus   --  Due on Tuesday, September 10th
PDF NL Chapter Comprehension 4   --  Use the NL e-book to complete this handout.
document Political map of MN and Canada   --  You can use this map with the NL Chp 4 handout.