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.

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Quarter 2

Class Assignments/Homework for the week of December 2nd

On Monday, the students will be presenting their group project "The Settler's Dilemma".  This week the students will learn about "The Fur Trade Project" criteria (see the packet at the bottom of this page).  The project is due on Friday, December 20th.  I will not accept any work turned in after that date - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Class Assignments/Homework for the week of November 25th

The students will be working on their group project "The Settler's Dilemma" where they have to make decisions as they build their homestead in the 1800s in Minnesota.  They will present to the class and Ms. Kirk on Monday, December 2nd.  This is worth 40 group points and 40 individual points.

Class Assignments/Homework for the week of November 18th

Tuesday, Nov. 19th:  Chp. 6 Vocabulary due.

Friday, Nov. 22nd:  Chp. 7 Chapter Comprehension due.  Scroll to the bottom of the page if you need to print it.

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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 2019-20 Social Studies Syllabus   --  Due on Tuesday, September 10th
document 2019 Fur Trade Project   --  This packet details what the Fur Trade Project is about and the expectations for completion. It is due on Friday, December 20th. NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED!