What Is a Community? (1st Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
K
1
2
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

Focus Question: How does a community form to address issues for the common good? 

Unit Overview 

Students read a book about a community forming to help a whale in trouble. They explore the definition of community, and explain the importance of giving to the community.

Service Experience 
 Students look for opportunities to work together to make the classroom and school a better place. 
Lessons in This Unit