3.1 Communities Have a Place
3.1.1 Communities are located in different geographies.
- World has many landforms
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/typesofland/typesofland.html http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/landforms.htm http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/applications/imaps/maps/g2_u2/index.html
- You can locate a community on a map or globe
3.1.2 Communities celebrate the Constitution (See Constitution Day Tab)
3.2 Communities Have a History
3.2.1 Geography affects community history.
- Communities use natural resources
- People use Transportation to move from place to place
http://www.bestschoolgames.com/educational-games/means-of-transportation/ http://www.dkfindout.com/us/transportation/ http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/games/
3.2.2 People and events shape history.
- Diverse populations make a community
- Communities celebrate diversity
3.3 Communities Have Responsible Citizens
3.3.1 Citizens obey laws.
- Laws keep citizens safe.
- All communities have laws
- Laws are enforced
- Governments make laws
3.3. 2 Citizens have rights and responsibilities.
- Children are citizens
3.4 Communities Provide Goods and Services
3.4.1 Communities use resources
- Natural resources are grown or found in nature
http://www.eschooltoday.com/natural-resources/what-is-a-natural-resource.html https://www.brainpop.com/science/energy/naturalresources/ http://dnr.wi.gov/eek/
- Human resources are the people that produce goods or provide services
- Capital resources are the money, property, and materials needed for businesses
3.4.2 Communities have producers and consumers.
- Consumers and producers depend on one another
- People can be both a consumer and a producer
- Consumers use the goods or services
- Producers need consumers to use their products or services