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Our Communities

Our Communities

Author: Angelica Lee

Students describe the human characteristics of familiar places and the varied
backgrounds of American citizens and residents in those places. 
1.5.1  Recognize the ways in which they are all part of the same community, sharing principles, goals, and traditions despite their varied ancestry; the forms of diversity in their school and community; and the benefits and challenges of a diverse population.

Objective: Students will be able to identify one tradition in their community and discuss a positive effect of living in a diverse community.

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Let's discover who and what makes up our community.

When you go out of your house, what do you see that is a part of your community? 

What are some features? 

Where are some places you can go to meet people? 

What kinds of people do you meet?

Has anyone in your community helped you?

Why is it important for us to get to know our community?

After viewing this tutorial, click on this link to answer the big question:

What communities are we a part of?

The different features in a community

Let's listen to a mailman talk about the postal service and what changes can be made to make it better.

Who in our community can take care of our sick pets?

What does a "diverse" community mean?

Answer the BIG QUESTION:

Why is it important for us to get to know our community?

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