Presentation on theme: "WHAT IS A COMMUNITY? Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Pages 6 - 9"— Presentation transcript:
1 WHAT IS A COMMUNITY? Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Pages 6 - 9 Contributions of IndividualsRights and responsibilities of citizenship
2 HOW CAN WE BE GOOD CITIZENS IN OUR COMMUNITY? THE BIG IDEA!A community can be a place, but it can also mean the people who live there.Imagine: Without its people, a community would be NOTHING but the buildings and space!HOW CAN WE BE GOOD CITIZENS IN OUR COMMUNITY?WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE GREATEST RESPONSIBILITY A PERSON HAS IN SOCIETY?
3 Thinking about your community: Quakertown! Where do you live? Maybe your home is in a small neighborhood. What makes your community a good place to live?
4 A community is a place where people live, work, and play together. People TOGETHERA community is a place where people live, work, and play together.People in a community HELP each other.
5 COMMUNITIES AND THEIR PEOPLE There are some things that people NEED, no matter WHERE THEY LIVE!What are these things?
6 In what ways are all communities alike? All communities are alike because…
7 LAWS AND COMMUNITIES What do you know about laws? What happens if a law is broken?What do you think a good person should always do in a community?
8 LAWSA law is a __________ that tells people how to behave in their community.Laws protect citizens andhelp us all get along!What are some laws youknow in your community?
9 FOLLOWING RULES AND LAWS IS PART OF BEING A CITIZEN. LAWS AND COMMUNITIESFOLLOWING RULES AND LAWS IS PART OF BEING A CITIZEN.
11 CITIZENS A citizen is a person who lives in a community. They are OFFICIAL members of a community, state, or country.What makes a person a GOOD citizen? Turn and talk with the person sitting next to you.