John Adams

Middle School

6th Grade Social Studies

6th Grade - Team 602

Social Studies:

In social studies, we will be studying Minnesota History.  We will be using the Northern Lights textbook.  We will cover a variety of interesting topics throughout the year, and the students will become involved in a variety of reading, writing, and hands on assessments to demonstrate their mastery of the standards.  Below is a quick outline of what the students will learn about throughout the year.  (Please note: The pacing may be subject to change.)

Quarter One:

  • MN Map Unit
  • Early Minnesota Unit
  • Minnesota Immigrant Project

Quarter Two:

  • Government Unit
  • Civil War Unit
  • Dakota War Unit
  • Industry and Immigration Unit

Quarter Three:

  • Reform and WW1
  • Historical Perspective Research Project
  • 1920’s and 1930’s Unit
  • WWII

Quarter Four:

  • Cold War Era and Civil Rights
  • New Immigrants
  • MN 150 to MN 3 Project
  • Justice System Unit
  • Economics Unit

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2018 West Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rochester Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or disability.