Presentation on theme: "A Social Studies Unit for Second Grade"— Presentation transcript:
1 A Social Studies Unit for Second Grade CommunitiesA Social Studies Unit for Second GradeRoosevelt Elementary
2 What is a community? A COMMUNITY is a place where people: Work Play Live
3 Three types of communities are: Urban- a large community with many people and large buildings, a citySuburban- a medium-sized community near a large city, houses are close together, you may see parks and mallsRural-a community where houses are far apart, there are a smaller number of people, and you may see farms and forests
4 Rural CommunitiesRural communities are where houses are farther apart.
5 Rural CommunitiesRural communities are located outside of suburban areas. You may have to drive on an unpopulated road.
6 Rural CommunitiesRural communities have farms and large open areas.
7 Rural CommunitiesRural communities may have community parks or fields and county fairs.
8 Rural CommunitiesRural communities may have farmers.
9 Rural CommunitiesChildren in rural communities may have a longer ride to school and pass livestock on their way.
10 Rural CommunitiesMansfield, Franklinville, Little Valley and Ellicottville are some rural areas in WNY.
11 Click on the icon below to watch a clip of a rural community. Rural CommunitiesClick on the icon below to watch a clip of a rural community.
12 Answer the following question in your learning log: List three characteristics of a rural community. (things that you might see )