6th Grade‎ > ‎

Ms. Hanson (SS)

Contact Me:
Name: Ms. Hanson
Email: julie_hanson@dpsk12.org

Homework this week:
-See Homework General Information

Classroom Announcements

-Students will continue to have their News Story of the Week homework assigned on Monday and due Friday mornings in Schoology

-Schoology is now available to parents.  All student work is assigned through Schoology and can be accessed   https://schoology.dpsk12.org/

-Student grades and attendance information can be accessed on Parent Portal at https://myportal.dpsk12.org/


We will be using the National Geographic World Cultures and Geography curriculum this year.  This is a brand new textbook and curriculum in DPS being used for the first time.  The text book is available online on Schoology.

Current Unit: Central America & the Caribbean

Students will explore the geography, history, and economics of Central America & the Caribbean.

  • Students will consider the interaction of human and physical systems.
  • Students will explain the historical impact of the Columbian Exchange on Central America and the Caribbean
  • Students will explore different regions in Central America and the Caribbean by looking at their economies, governments, and geography.

End of Unit Activity

As a culminating activity, students will create a magazine article addressing one problem facing the region of Central America and the Caribbean and a solution.

Homework General Info: 
-Homework is given weekly. 
-Students will have their News Story of the Week assignment posted on Schoology every Monday morning and with it being due on Friday by 7:30AM.  
-These assignments should take your student around 20 minutes per week.

Focus on Literacy
-Students will use a CER (Claims, Evidence, Reasoning) paragraphs to synthesize their learning.

Sep 7, 2017, 1:22 PM