Communities Social Studies Unit

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Communities unit for 1st grade social studies! Teach your students all about communities and community helpers using this comprehensive unit! Topics included in this unit include: Urban, Suburban, and Rural Communities, What is a Community? What are Community Helpers? What is a Community Leader? Why do Communities Change? What is Citizenship?

Here is what this unit includes:

Page 1: Title Page
Pages 2-7: Daily Lesson Plans
Page 8: Community Class Helper Book explanation
Pages 9-22: "Community Helpers" class book
Page 23: "What is a Community?" Anchor Chart (color version)
Page 24: "What is a Community?" Anchor Chart (black and white version)
Page 25: "Where do You Live" graphing activity
Pages 26-27: "People in Communities Live, Work, and Play" sorting activity
Page 28: "What is a Community?" recording sheet
Pages 29-34: "What is an Urban Community?" "What is a Suburban Community?" and "What is a Rural Community?" anchor charts (color and black and white versions)
Pages 35-38: Urban, Suburban, and Rural Communities collage activity
Page 39: "Types of Communities" activity (draw an urban, suburban, & rural community)
Pages 40-46: "This is my Community" book
Page 47: Information page for "The Place I Call Home" writing activity
Page 48: "The Place I Call Home" writing activity
Pages 49-50: "What is a Community Helper?" anchor charts (color and black/white version)
Pages 51-56: Community Helper anchor charts
Pages 57-81: Community Helpers research project (for 12 different community helpers)
Pages 82-91: "Helpers in Our Community" book
Pages 92-93: "Who Am I?" Community Helper Mystery Activity
Pages 94-95: "How Can I Be a Community Helper?" anchor chart (color and black/white version)
Pages 96-97: "How Can I Be a Community Helper?" recording sheets (boy and girl version)
Page 98: "When I Grow Up" writing activity
Page 99: "What is a Community Leader?" anchor chart
Page 100: "What is a Mayor?" anchor chart
Page 101: "What is a City Council?" anchor chart
Page 102: "What is a Business Leader?" anchor chart
Page 103: "Why Do We Need Rules?" anchor chart
Page 104: "Laws and Rules" recording sheet
Page 105: "Laws and Rules" writing activity
Pages 106-108: "What If . . . ." scenario cards/activity
Pages 109-110: "Community Leaders" recording sheet and answer key
Pages 111-112: "Who are our School Leaders?" anchor chart and activity page
Pages 113-114: The House on Maple Street by Bonnie Pryor activity and writing page
Pages 115-131: Changing Communities activity and recording sheet
Page 132: "What is a Citizen?" anchor chart
Page 133: "What is Citizenship?" anchor chart
Page 134: "Are You a Good Citizen?" sorting activity
Page 135: "Ways to be a Good Citizen--In School and In My Community" activity page
Pages 136-137: "How Can I Be a Good Citizen?" writing activity (boy and girl version)
Page 138: "Our Nation's Symbols" anchor chart
Pages 139-145: "Our Nation's Symbols" book
Pages 146-148: "Design-a-Flag" activity
Page 149: Credits Page

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Communities Social Studies Unit
Communities Social Studies Unit
Communities Social Studies Unit
Communities Social Studies Unit