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  • 1. Communities A Social Studies Unit for Second Grade by Keitha Lyle
  • 2.
    • What is a community?
  • 3.
    • A COMMUNITY is
    • a place where people:
      • Work
    • Play
    • Live
  • 4. Three types of communities are:
      • Urban - a large community with many people and large buildings, a city
  • 5. Three types of communities are:
      • Urban - a large community with many people and large buildings, a city
      • Suburb - a medium-sized community near a large city, houses are close together, you may see parks and malls
  • 6. Three types of communities are:
      • Urban - a large community with many people and large buildings, a city
      • Suburb - a medium-sized community near a large city, houses are close together, you may see parks and malls
      • Rural -a community where houses are far apart, there are a smaller number of people, and you may see farms and forests
  • 7. We live in communities.
    • All communities have places where people live.
    • Homes are different in different communities.
      • Urban communities may have high rise apartments and town houses.
      • Suburbs may have houses with lawns but with close neighbors. There may also be apartment buildings.
      • Rural areas may have houses that are farther apart, on large areas of land with trees.
      • What kind of community do you live in?
  • 8. We work in communities.
    • All communities have places to work.
    • Different communities have different jobs.
      • Urban communities may have office workers, store clerks, taxi drivers.
      • Suburban communities may have factory workers.
      • Rural communities may have farmers.
      • Can you add some?
  • 9. We play in communities.
    • All communities have places to play.
    • Different communities have different places to play.
      • Urban communities may have a large central park or an indoor gym.
      • Suburban communities may have neighborhood parks with playgrounds and baseball teams.
      • Rural communities may have community parks and fields or county fairs.
      • Where do you play?
  • 10.
    • A COMMUNITY is
    • a place where people:
      • Work
    • Play
    • Live
  • 11. Questions:
    • What are three characteristics that define a community?
    • How is a Rural community different from an Urban community?
    • How are they the same?
    • What might you see in a Suburb?
    • Can you name an example of an Urban community? A Rural community? A Suburb?