Community Close up

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An Open Door: A Community Close-Up: 

An Open Door: A Community Close-Up

What is a Community?: 

What is a Community? Geography--It is a location and a natural setting. Economics--It is the jobs and work of people in that place. Government--It is the way people in that place make rules for living together. Celebrations--It is the way people in that place celebrate.

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Geography

“What will you find at the edge of the world?A footprint,a feather,desert sand swirled?” Eve Merriam: 

'What will you find at the edge of the world? A footprint, a feather, desert sand swirled?' Eve Merriam

Geographical Criteria: 

Geographical Criteria LOCATION FEATURES Roads Trails Railroads Highways Rapid transit NATURAL SETTINGS Natural resources Rivers Hills Plants Animals

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Economics

“We depend on one another to meet our basic needs. Firefighters, police, and letter carriers are people we depend on in our community.” Ulice Jefferson: 

'We depend on one another to meet our basic needs. Firefighters, police, and letter carriers are people we depend on in our community.' Ulice Jefferson

Depending on One Another: 

Depending on One Another Choosing a community What do you like to do? What types of jobs are there? What types of goods and services are available? How do we depend on one another?

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Government

“…proclaim liberty throughout all the landunto all the inhabitantsthereof.” The Book of Leviticus 25:10: 

'…proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.' The Book of Leviticus 25:10

Community Government: 

Community Government

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Celebrations

“When I hear the old menTelling of heroes, Telling of great deedsOf ancient days,When I hear them telling,Then I think within meI too am one of these.” Chippewa Indian song: 

'When I hear the old men Telling of heroes, Telling of great deeds Of ancient days, When I hear them telling, Then I think within me I too am one of these.' Chippewa Indian song

Celebrations and Festivals: 

Celebrations and Festivals They show what people care about. They show the customs and traditions of the people who live there. They show the special music, clothing, and food of that community.

Community Checklist:: 

Community Checklist: A community has… Geography Economics Government Celebrations

“America is…a great pulse beating strong in towns like these.” Ruth Delong Peterson: 

'America is…a great pulse beating strong in towns like these.' Ruth Delong Peterson

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