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Students are assigned the task of building a community building. They construct the building using a computer graphics design program. The simulated building when completed be put together to form a small town.
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It Matters to Me: Iowa quarter reverse
What matters to your pupils? What values do they hold dear and how does that shape your classroom community? These are some the questions you'll get your class thinking about when they engage in this activity from the US Mint. They will...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Community Worker Trading Cards
Young scholars practice the comprehension strategy of identifying details to support the most important ideas in a text. They use a graphic organizer to take notes and then use the notes to create Community Worker trading cards. They...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History