Communities: Urban, Rural, Suburban
With this lesson, your students will interview classroom visitors to learn about another community and to discover what it has in common with their own community.
Bibliography and activities from Carol Hurst
Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools
Lists of trade books and related activities from Carol Hurst.
Links to Unit Plans from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools
Check out the web site that students at Ardis Elementary in Ypsilanti, Michigan created about their community.
Choose a country from the pull-down menu on the left. Your students can choose from categories such as history, society, people, crafts, and much more.
A look at childrenís daily life in a small city near Tokyo.
A teacher's journal of her time in Japan. Awesome pictures and information on the Japanese and their schools. Includes teacher resources and classroom themes.
Your students can press on pictures to see what words look like in Spanish and in English. Each word also includes a link to a related web site. Other languages are available.
Great pictures, games and lots of interesting information.