Services in our Community
Second graders determine the definition of the word tax. They determine how taxes pay for community services. They draw a picture of a community worker that shows his/her uniform and job. They discuss why taxes are a good thing.
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson plan that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
My Book About Community Helpers: Mini-Book
Teach children about all the people that help to make our communities safe and healthy places to live with this printable book. From firefighters and mail carriers to doctors and trash collectors, students practice reading as they...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Stop, Look, and Find Shapes in Our School Community
Use this project-based lesson to help your young mathematicians learn about shapes in their environment. Using everyday technology, learners must find shapes such as squares, circles, triangles, and rectangles. They use digital cameras...
K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
Patterns and Shapes In Our Community
Shapes in art, shapes in stories, shapes in the environment, shapes all around. A multi-part lesson that includes looking at the artist Paul Klee's work, reading books about shapes, taking a walk in the neighborhood and identifying...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Community Helpers in our School and Town
Students create a PowerPoint presentation. In this community helpers lesson, students discuss community helpers and create a t-chart to list what each community helper does. Students watch a PowerPoint presentation, walk through the...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History