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 June 3rd - 7th

Due Thurs., June 6th: Chp. 18 Chapter Comprehension is due at the end of class period.  The assignment is at the bottom of this page if you need to print it out.

Due Wed., June 5th: Chp. 17 Investigation Guide on Interviews of Minnesotans in the Vietnam War.  Use the NL e-book Investigation section to answer the questions.

Due Monday, June 3rd: Chp. 17 Vocabulary and the Suburb mapping assignment (for 3rd Period; for 6th period, this is due on Tues.) You can find both assignments at the bottom of this page.

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for May 28th - May 31st

Thursday, May 30th: Quiz on WW2.  Study your Chapter Comprehension, Vocabulary and POW information.

HOMEWORK/CLASS ASSIGNMENTS for May 20th - May 24th

Here is the link to "Research at Camp Algona" to learn more about the POWs in Minnesota during WW2.

Tuesday, May 21st: Journey to the Falls field trip.  Bring your own lunch and drink.  Watch the weather report and dress appropriately.

Wednesday, May 22nd: "A visit to a Minneapolis Sawmill" and "The Bohemian Flats" handout is due.  Both of the booklets are at the bottom of this page.

 

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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 WW1 blank Vocabulary handout   --  Use the Northern Lights e-book (Chp. 14) to write the correct definitions for the words
document 2019 Journey to the Falls permission slip   --  Please read and fill out and return to Ms. Kirk by Friday, May 10th.
PDF "Over the Top" GoogleSlide   --  Take notes on this GoogleSlide about what life was like for WW 1 soldiers. Some of this information will be on the upcoming WW1 quiz.
PDF Chp. 18 Taking a Stand   --  Use the NL e-book to fill out the handout