This is a lessonplan for Social Studies NYC Edition Grade 1 Unit 3 lesson 3 Community Resources. The focus is for students to use thinking maps, graphic organizers, and index cards to compare human-made and natural resources. This lesson plan includes a student friendly target, NYS Social Studies Standards addressed, Common Core Learning Standards for Speaking and Listening, Essential Questions, vocabulary, materials and strategies for differentiation, procedure, and follow up. This document was created with Microsoft Word and can be edited so that it suits your needs in a lesson plan. You can search for various thinking maps and graphic organizers online. This is the lessonplan only.