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31 resources with the concept neighborhoods

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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Becoming Us: Borderlands

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Three case studies make up a unit the looks at the power contentions and exchanges in the borderlands that have shaped the United States. The first case study focuses on creating the US southern border and the experiences of people...
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Around Town—Neighborhood and Community: 2nd Grade ELA Unit

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Provide differentiated English language arts instruction with a collection of three community-themed Houghton Mifflin units. Each unit—challenge, English language development, and extra support—comes equipped with detailed lesson plans,...
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Borders and Community: Early 20th Century Chicago Neighborhoods and Ethnic Enclaves

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
New ReviewChicago is one city, four neighborhoods, and countless nationalities. The lesson explores the ethnic division of Chicago in the early twentieth century. Academics read primary sources, analyze maps, and tour an online exhibit to...
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What's Your Habitat?

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
How do human habitats compare to animal habitats? Individuals begin their nature discovery by drawing their own habitats that extend beyond their houses. Pupils ensure their drawings include the four habitat elements of food, water,...
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Renewing Inequality: Family Displacements through Urban Renewal 1950-1966

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is progress? Who bears its cost? High schoolers consider the questions as they review data on families displaced by urban renewal projects in the 1950s and 1960s. An interactive, curated data project asks historians to consider the...
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STEM Challenges and Activity Sheets 3–5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How can engineers help their communities? Three challenges in the first unit explore why STEM is important to communities and how neighborhoods are engineered to experience those benefits. The second unit prompts groups to plan an...
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School Zone

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find the right house within walking distance from school. The short assessment has pupils determine the houses that are a given maximum distance from a school. Individuals then determine the shortest and longest walks from the homes that...
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Community Walk

For Students K - 2nd
Invite your pupils to explore their surroundings with a walk around the neighborhood. Learners use their senses to make observations about their surroundings. 
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Street Mapping

For Students 1st - 5th
What's around the block? Or down the street? Ask your pupils to tap into their map skills by drafting the area around their home and school.
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Neighborhood Buildings

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Educate your youngsters about the buildings in your neighborhood and the professionals they hold with a small book. Kids learn about fire stations, courthouses, and more, and then add in another building in the neighborhood that isn't...
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Family Child Care Home Instructional Unit: My Community

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
As Mister Rogers would say, "It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood," especially when youngsters know all about community helpers and their role in the community. These two units, one designed for ages two to three and the other for...
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Cut-N-Paste Map to School

For Students Pre-K - 1st
How do you get to school? Using the second page of the worksheet, you can draw a map of your route to school and paste on images of a scooter, bus, car, or feet.
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Peace Bridge Game

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the border between the United States and Canada. As a class, they are introduced to the purpose of the Peace Bridge which is located from New York into Canada. In groups, they use the internet to research the...
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Map Skills Using Technology

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Using Google Earth and the "Neighborhood Map Machine" program the fourth and fifth graders are able to use their technology skills to create a map of their houses.
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Neighborhood Map

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine their immediate school neighborhood and create a map of the surrounding neighborhood. They take a walk around the school and take notes and sketch important features, draw a map, and construct a three-dimensional map of...
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Intermediate Directions: Map Directions

For Students 3rd - 5th
A neighborhood map is a great way to practice with a compass rose! Use this simple map analysis worksheet, which begins with a short introduction on cardinal and intermediate directions. A neighborhood map is used to answer 4 questions,...
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Jordan's Neighborhood: Using a Compass Rose

For Students 1st - 3rd
A neighborhood map is a great way to practice compass rose and key skills! Use these 2 worksheets to introduce these concepts through reading and comprehension activities. First, students look at 3 compasses, circling their favorite and...
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My Community

For Teachers 2nd
While not flashy, this straightforward lesson about communities could be used to have your class discuss types of housing and their neighborhood. They begin by discussing different types of houses, draw their own house, and then go to...
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We are all alike, We are all different

For Teachers K
Students investigate similarites and differences. In this  multi-cultural lesson, students discuss how people are alike and how they are different by comparing apples to people.
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Walk Around the Block

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate directions by singing a children's song in class. In this mapping lesson, 5th graders create a map based upon the distance between their home and school. Students listen to the song "Walk Around the Block" and...
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Introduction to Community Helpers

For Teachers Pre-K
Students discover philosophy by viewing a PowerPoint presentation. In this community helper lesson, students identify the jobs and careers around the city which help to benefit residents and children who live in the area. Students view a...
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The Mysterious Neighbor

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners explore mysteries. In this fiction guided reading lesson, students make predictions based on the title and illustrations in the book The Mysterious Neighbor. Learners read the book independently, discuss the problem and...
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For Students 2nd - 4th
In this map activity, students observe maps of their classroom, school, neighborhood, and community and answer questions about them. Students complete 21 questions about these maps.