The Meaning of Community
Young scholars brainstorm a list of the characteristics of various communities. In groups, they apply the concept of a community to Fairfax County in Virginia. They discuss the issues that impact the community and how they can be resolved.
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New Review The Rights of Migrants in the United States Lesson Plan: Fleeing for Your Life
A role-playing scenario has middle-schoolers imagining that they are refugees forced to flee their community and integrate into a new one. Then, some play the roles of members of the new community and the class brainstorms ideas about...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Montgomery Bus Boycott: We Would Rather Walk!
Have historians use primary sources to learn about the circumstances and implementation of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and think about the issue of boycotts as a means of effecting social change. Wrap it up with a letter to the editor...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
4-H Citizenship Activity Page - Beginning Level
This is a 4-H citizenship activity that asks learners to examine county government, city councils, the three branches of the United States government, and complete a community service project. It also includes a word search, directions...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson plan. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Country Solutions Step 3: Who You Gonna Call?
When a problem arises, who is the best for addressing it: an individual, a group, or the government? Given a hypothetical scenario of a science teacher needing more money for her class than the school has to offer, your class members...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed