ERIC Number: ED418039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Our Town: A Guide for Studying Any Community. Grades 1-3.
Draze, Dianne; Conroy, Sonsie, Ed.
This booklet presents a guide for primary students studying a community. Students are to become aware of the many aspects of their community which make it unique. A variety of educational experiences are included with ideas for group lessons, group projects, individual projects, learning centers, and worksheets. All activities are open-ended so they can be used in a variety of community settings. Several general concepts are explored including location, history, people, transportation, economy, buildings and housing, communication, education and recreation, and government. (EH)
Descriptors: Community, Community Attitudes, Community Characteristics, Community Problems, Community Resources, Community Role, Community Study, Local Government, Local History, Local Issues, Primary Education, Social Studies
Dandy Lion Publications, 3563 Sueldo, Suite L, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-7331, telephone: 805-543-3332 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Illustrations by Dean and Pat Crawford.