Exploring Communities (Includes geography, government, vocabulary, and lessons )
Great activities and lessons to go along with a study on communities.
Community groups- I belong to a group with cut and paste activity $1.00
Documentation is not only pretty pictures of engaged children. Rather, it captures the thinking process: What motivated [students] to begin, continue, change direction? What were the breakthroughs, the pivotal remarks or actions? How did they solve the problem? The goal is to enable whoever reads a panel to understand what the child attempted and how they went about it, to see stimulus, process, and outcome. -A. Lewin-Benham
Video -A reading of Me on the Map
Map Skills - Educational Arts and Crafts For Kids - Free Craft Ideas
First Grade Wow: Anchor Chart
Uploading my own classroom creations! These are my students' Social Studies Interactive notebooks. This was our landform unit.
Map Art- @Sarah Fought should do these!
four pieces of paper. cut into squares. fold the paper the other way to create a second diagonal crease in the paper: cut on one of the creases. Note that the cut is only made from one corner of the paper to the center. Next, put glue on the "triangle" that is to the left of the cut. and fold the paper press down the paper so that it sticks to the glue same thing to the other three pieces of paperglued together to form the quadrama