Lesson details

Grade
1
Subject

Social Studies

Topic

Families and their Environment

Subtopic

Using a Map to Find Your Local Community

Recommended Technology: 

-Computer 
-Smart Board

Other instructional materials or notes: 

-'Look Where We Live! A First Book of Community Building' by: Scot Ritchie 
-Construction Paper
-Map Symbol List
-Markers/Colored Pencils 

Community Map

Duration: 
2-3 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

The students will learn how to create a simple map of their community, and how to represent people and places on a map. 

Essential Question: 

What is a community? What are the names of people and places that can be found in your own community? 

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