Discovering Your Community
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Students focus on the origins of the families that make up their community by exploring their family's origins through themselves, parents, and grandparents. Students create a map marked with family origins for the class.
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Discovering Your Sense Of Place
Students explore what they believe are the essential ingredients of community, how the appearacne of their community contributes to their sense of place, how they feel about changes to their community, and how others in their community...
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