Schoolio Social Studies: The Local Community (45 Pages)
This unit is designed to be suitable for any learner currently at a grade 1, grade 2, or grade 3 working level.
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This Social Studies unit focuses on the local community, including community services, workers, and community member responsibilities. Your learner will engage in thought-provoking and concrete learning activities, often including outdoor activities, research assignments, and media add-ons. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills. Learners are engaged with full color pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 45-page unit, your child will study the following topics:
- What is Community?
- My Community
- Natural and Built Features
- Treating My Community with Respect
- Areas of a Community
- How Communities Change
- Expanding Our Community
- Services in the Community
- Using Services Responsibly
- Park Planner Project
- Community Workers
- What If Services Were Gone?
- Mapping Basics
- Describing Locations
- Using Non-Standard Units of Measurement
- Culminating Project: Designing a Community
As is the case with all of our units, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.