2nd Grade Social Studies Communities YEAR LONG CURRICULUM Digital

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2nd Grade Social Studies! Lesson plans, comprehension, vocabulary, and activities! This mega bundle features units that focus on 2nd grade community themes in social studies (although it can be used in 1st or 3rd grade as well. This bundle features all of my units 1-6 in a giant bundle that includes over 450 pages! You save when you bundle instead of buying them individually! This can also be used alongside Michigan's MC3.


Units #1-5 are now Google compatible! Activities, printable, and assessments have been converted into Google Slides and Google Forms for easy distance learning access.

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Lesson Plans Included:

Unit 1: What’s a Community?

Lesson 1 – What is a Family?

Lesson 2 – What is a Community?

Lesson 3 – Why Do People Live in Communities?

Lesson 4 – Comparing Different Communities

Lesson 5 – My Community Characteristics: Human & Natural

Unit 2: Maps & Landforms

Lesson 1 – What is a Map?

Lesson 2 – Where is it Located?

Lesson 3 – Exploring My Community

Lesson 4 – Transportation in My Community

Lesson 5 – Landforms & Bodies of Water

Lesson 6 – My Community in the Big Picture

Lesson 7 – Positive & Negative Consequences

Unit 3: Government

Lesson 1 – Diversity in a Community

Lesson 2 – Why We Form Governments

Lesson 3 – Why We Need Laws

Lesson 4 – The 3 Branches of Government

Lesson 5 – What Does Our Government Do?

Lesson 6 – Core Democratic Values

Lesson 7 – Civic & Personal Responsibilities

Lesson 8 – Patriotism & the Pledge of Allegiance

Unit 4: Economics

Lesson 1 – Scarcity & Choices

Lesson 2 – Opportunity Cost

Lesson 3 – Natural Resources to Produce Goods & Services

Lesson 4 – Natural, Human, & Capital Resources

Lesson 5 – Businesses in My Community

Lesson 6 – Limited Resources & Unlimited Wants

Unit 5: History – Communities Past & Present

Lesson 1 – What is History?

Lesson 2 – How Can We Study History

Lesson 3 – What is a Timeline?

Lesson 4 – Community Changes Over Time

Lesson 5 – Shaping Our History

Lesson 6 – Community Problems of the Past

Unit 6: Being a Great Citizen in Your Community

Lesson 1 – Who is a Good Citizen?

Lesson 2 – Solving Problems Together

Lesson 3 – Public Issues in the Community

Lesson 4 – Taking a Position

Lesson 5 – Being a Community Helper

To see units individually, please check the links below:

Unit 1 - What is a Community?

Unit 2 - Maps, Landforms, & the World

Unit 3 - Government & Citizens

Unit 4 - Economics: Goods & Services

Unit 5 - Communities Past & Present

Unit 6 - Being a Great Citizen in Your Community

Core Democratic Values Lap Book

Do you use interactive notebooks? My interactive notebook bundle does with ALL the lessons and units provided in the Communities BIG BUNDLE!

Social Studies Interactive Notebook Bundle

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