Presentation on theme: "WHAT IS A COMMUNITY? Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Pages 6 - 9"— Presentation transcript:
1WHAT IS A COMMUNITY? Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Pages 6 - 9 Contributions of IndividualsRights and responsibilities of citizenship
2HOW 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?
3Thinking 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?
4A 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.
5COMMUNITIES AND THEIR PEOPLE There are some things that people NEED, no matter WHERE THEY LIVE!What are these things?
6In what ways are all communities alike? All communities are alike because…
7LAWS 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?
8LAWSA 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?
9FOLLOWING RULES AND LAWS IS PART OF BEING A CITIZEN. LAWS AND COMMUNITIESFOLLOWING RULES AND LAWS IS PART OF BEING A CITIZEN.
11CITIZENS 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.