FREE Urban, Rural and Suburban Communities - 1 graphic organizer. Level/Subject: Early Elementary Community Studies / Social Studies. Lesson requires students to draw a picture of each community and describe what specific things you can find in each community.
Social Studies - City & Country Reading story: Jan's New Home Talk about the differences and similarities between the country and the city. Make a venn diagram to compare and contrast these two places. Then each student can picked which they like better and complete a writing activity
I thought this a particularly terrific book to fit with the grade 2 social studies unit about communities, especially between urban and rural communities in Canada. A little girl was just moved to Toronto from rural Saskatchewan and makes many observations about life in both places. A new friend helps her settle in.