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 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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