This packet includes everything you need to teach 2nd Grade South Carolina Social Studies - Communities Standard 2-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the local community as well as the fact that geography influences not only the development of communities but also the interactions between people and the environment.
It is based around the following indicators:
2-1.1 Identify on a map the location of places and geographic features of the local community (e.g., landforms, bodies of water, parks) using the legend and the cardinal directions.
2-1.2 Recognize characteristics of the local region, including its geographic features and natural resources.
2-1.3 Recognize the features of urban, suburban, and rural areas of the local region.
2-1.4 Summarize changes that have occurred in the local community over time, including changes in the use of land and in the way people earn their living.
2-1.5 Identify on a map or globe the location of his or her local community, state, nation, and continent.
This 13-page packet includes:
-Identifying Features on a Map
-Identifying Features in Your Community
-Characteristics of Your Local Region: Geographic Features
-Characteristics of Your Local Region: Natural Resources
-Features of Urban, Suburban, and Rural Areas
-Urban, Suburban, and Rural Writing
-Land in Your Community
-Jobs in Your Community
-Changes to Jobs and Land Writing
-Identifying Local Community on a Map
-Identifying State on a Map
-Identifying Nation on a Map
-Identifying Continent on a Map
All you have to do is print for your students. :)