Subject: Social Studies
Type: 1 Lesson Plan
Materials Needed: pencil & crayons/colored pencils, VIDEO CLIP: "What is a Community" by Kids Academy
CCSS: CCSS.W.1.3, CCSS.RI.1.1, CCSS.1.OA.A.1
Lesson Plan Description
This is a 1 hour, lightly scripted, Social Studies lesson, perfect for Kindergarten or 1st Grade students. It answers the Essential Question: What are the functions of a governing society?
- Learn what a community is and the people that help run it.
- Create a community.
- Write descriptive examples and draw pictures that describe the role of specific community helpers.
Addresses the Civics K-2 subject: Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.
***Optional Cross Curricular Extension Activities for Reading, Math, and Writing.