This unit introduces the concept of community to your students. It includes printables, interactive power point slides, problem solving ideas, brainstorming and discussion topics such as what community leaders do, what a mayor does and how he runs a campaign. This unit goes above and beyond the basics of community helpers. It includes:
-a brainstorming session of what "community" means and includes
-printable graphic organizers categorizing where your children can play, work, and live
-a community book for each child or class to make
-a small group activity using problem solving skills in the community, leading your children to be problem solvers and using cooperative learning
-printables for running a classroom "Mayor" election
-a graphing printable for use in teaching "rural, urban, and suburban"
Created by Ann Sielaff 2012 TheCaffeinatedClassroom.blogspot.com