What makes a community?
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DAY 5 - SEED 4
Day 6 - PLAN 2
DAY 7 - SEED 5
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DAY 9 - SEED 7
DAY 10 - SEED 8
DAY 11–15 - PLAN 3
DAY 16–17 - PLAN 4
DAY 18- SEED 9
DAY 19–20 - SEED 10
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DAY 26–30 - PLAN 5
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will inform a teachers instructional pacing and delivery.
Essential Question: What is a community?
Teachers are encouraged to preview all multi-media productions to determine their appropriateness for students.
Using this visual presentation, compare the different types of communities.
http://prezi.com /7wll4k7pa8sw/types -of-communities/
School Media Interactive: City, Suburb and Rural Communities
http:// schoolmediainteractive.com /view/object/video /CDFE7C029C4B81224D7 8F406576D5440
While viewing the video clips, pause the videos so students can "stop and jot" their ideas about each type of community.
Using the visual images, respond to the following questions:
Divide class into community teams, have them discuss and share as many facts as they can in two minutes. Add details to a Community Comparison Chart.
Extended Writing: Have students respond to the following prompt: This week you have read about and viewed information about different
kinds of communities. Write a paragraph to compare two different types of communities. Use evidence from this week's texts as you write about how
they are alike and different.
Provide students sentence starters as a springboard to their writing if needed.
Use a teacher created rubric to evaluate student writing.
Consider using glogster.com, Comic Life or Photo Booth as a publishing tool for their writing.
Reading: Informational Text
Speaking & Listening