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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


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