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What is a community

  1. 1. What is a Community?<br />Mr. Stosuy<br />Grade 2 – Session 1<br />
  2. 2. Community<br />People live in communities. Some people live close to each other. They are called neighbors. <br />A community is a term for groups of people living in somewhat close area, and usually under common rules.<br />Examples?<br />
  3. 3. Video on Communities<br />Video by UPS on how a community works.<br />http://vimeo.com/725281<br />
  4. 4. Law<br />Rules help people get along. Rules tell us what to do and what not to do. <br />Community rules are called laws. Laws are rules we must all follow. They make a community a better place.<br />Examples of laws?<br />
  5. 5. Citizen<br />A citizen is a member of a community, state, or country. Following laws is an important part of being a good citizen. Another way to be a good citizen is to help others.<br />
  6. 6. Responsibility<br />A person or thing for which one is responsible.<br />Examples:<br />The responsibility for this mess is yours!<br />A child is a responsibility to its parents.<br />
  7. 7. Needs and Wants<br />Needs: Things that people must have to live are called needs. Every person needs food, clothing, love, and shelter. Shelter is a place where people live. <br />Wants: Wants are things people would like to have but do not need in order to live. People cannot buy everything that they want. Often they have to make a choice. <br />Example:<br />I need food to live.<br />I want ice cream tonight.<br />
  8. 8. Discussion<br />What is a community?<br />What are some rules and laws that you and other citizens have to follow?<br />How can you be a good citizen?<br />Name some responsibilities that you have.<br />What is the difference between needs and wants? What are some examples?<br />
  9. 9. Final Project<br />Brainstorming paper<br />Final Project Outline<br />Final Project Rubric<br />Break into groups<br />
  10. 10. Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities<br />Mr. Stosuy<br />Grade 2 – Session 2<br />
  11. 11. Rural Community<br />A rural area is mostly farmland. You can see more land than houses. It resembles the characteristics of the country or country life.<br />Examples: <br />
  12. 12. Urban Community<br />One kind of community is an urban area. An urban area is a city and the places around it.<br />Examples:<br />New York City<br />Chicago<br />Los Angeles<br />
  13. 13. Suburban Community<br />A suburb is a community that is near a city. The word part "sub" means near. The word part "urb" means city. Most suburbs are not as busy as cities. They have many parks and fields.<br />
  14. 14. Videos on Communities<br />Rural and Urban Communities<br />Urban, Suburban, and Rural<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGUkjzPS9sU<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuF2o7SaRWU&feature= <br />
  15. 15. Rural<br />Urban<br />Suburban<br />
  16. 16. Rules, Rights, and Responsibilities in Communities<br />Mr. Stosuy<br />Grade 2 – Session 3<br />
  17. 17. Videos on Rules and Responsibilities<br />Rules for Citizens<br />Responsibilities of Citizens<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ed8YLNk_nYA&feature=relmfu<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_EgBcf88yc<br />
  18. 18. Citizen<br />A citizen is a member of a community, state, or country. Following laws is an important part of being a good citizen. Another way to be a good citizen is to help others.<br />
  19. 19. Rule<br />An authoritative regulation or direction concerning method or procedure, as for a court of law. The exercise of governmental authority or control.<br />
  20. 20. Right<br />Any claim, title, etc, that is morally just or legally granted as allowable or due to a person: I know my rights.<br />Anything that accords with the principles of legal or moral justice. The fact or state of being in accordance with reason, truth, or accepted standards.<br />
  21. 21. Responsibility<br />A person or thing for which one is responsible.<br />Examples:<br />The responsibility for this mess is yours!<br />A child is a responsibility to its parents.<br />
  22. 22. Discussion<br />What did you learn from the videos?<br />Name some rules that you have to follow.<br />What are some of the rights that you have as a citizen?<br />What are a few of the responsibilities that you have?<br />
  23. 23. What is in my Community?<br />Mr. Stosuy<br />Grade 2 – Session 4<br />
  24. 24. Our Type of Community<br />What is our type of community?<br />Why?<br />Rural<br />Urban<br />Suburban<br />
  25. 25. Benefits of our Community<br />What benefits does our community provide for others?<br />
  26. 26. Transportation<br />What types of transportation do you see in our community?<br />
  27. 27. Key Places and Type of Housing<br />Name some key places in our community, and the type of housing.<br />
  28. 28. Key Individuals and Jobs<br />What type of important individuals and jobs are found in our community?<br />
  29. 29. Rules and Responsibilities<br />What are the rules and responsibilities as citizens in our community?<br />
  30. 30. Discussion<br />How do we compare to other types of communities?<br />How do we compare to the definition of our community?<br />What did you learn about your community?<br />How does your community compare to the ideal community?<br />

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