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 4

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for April 22nd - April 26th

Due Wed., April 25th: If students didn't finish their Northern LIghts Chp. 14 "Get it Guide" and Vocabulary in class, the pages from the NL textbook is at the bottom.  This is one chapter that is NOT on the NL e-book.  Also, if you need the "Get it Guide" handout, it is can also be found at the bottom of this page.  

Tuesday, April 23rd: Quiz on Northern Lights Chapters 12 & 13, along with Indian Boarding Schools.  Study all the chapter handouts, vocabulary and readings from the Northern Lights textbook and e-book.  Also, review all the notes we took on the Indian Boarding Schools.  You can also scroll to the bottom of this page and look at the things we've covered in class.

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for April 15th - April 19th:

Due Monday, April 15th:  Why is Miss R sick?  It is in the Investigation portion of the Northern Lights e-book.

Class assignment for Monday, April 15th: With the partner that Ms. Kirk has paired you with, use the "Assimilation through education: Indian Boarding Schools in the Pacific Northwest" handout and use this link to look at the photos and read the article to answer the questions completely.  This is due on Thursday, April 18th.

Due Wednesday, April 17th: Luther Standing Bear assignment.  Read the article and then fill out the handout on how his life changed when he entered the Indian Boarding School.  Then pick Option 1 or 2 to do.  Both are due on Wednesday.

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for April 8th - April 12th

Due Tuesday, April 9th: Chapter 13 (The Common Good) Comprehension assignment.  You can scroll to the bottom to find the handout to print, if needed.  

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•  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.