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Video: Neighborhoods

With the help of our local postperson, students learn that a neighborhood is a place where families live, play, and work and that schools, police and fire stations, shopping areas, parks, and homes are all located there. He helps us recognize that families live in many kinds of homes and that they all have addresses that have two main parts: a street name and building number.

Student Application

A neighborhood is a part of a community where people live. Your neighborhood is the people and places that are very near where you live.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will realize that a neighborhood consists of the people, businesses, and homes that exist within a certain area. Often, neighborhoods have characteristics that distinguish them from each other.
  2. Students will know that neighborhoods exist within communities, communities are usually a part of cities, states are a combina...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Neighborhood Map: Provide each student with a piece of white paper and a set of crayons or markers. Have the students draw a map of their neighborhood. Ask the students to include their homes and any landmarks that are close to where they live. Is there a school nearby? What about a park? Do they shop at grocery store that is close to their ...

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