Read Kansas! Primary - P-15 I Live in Kansas!
This lesson, designed for third graders, teaches students about some of the communities in Kansas. Students will learn about ten communities and will retell information about one of those communities. Then students will have an opportunity to learn more about their own community to compare to these. They will retell the information by creating an advertising poster for one community. This lesson is designed to take place over four days but can be adjusted to fit the teacher’s needs.
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Kansas History, Government and Social Studies Standards:
Standard #5: Relationships among people, places, ideas, and environments are dynamic.
- 5.1: The student will recognize and evaluate dynamic relationships that impact lives in communities, states, and nations.
Kansas College and Career Ready Standards:
- RI. 3.2: The student determines the main idea of a text; recounts the key details and explains how they support the main idea.
- SL. 3.2: The student will engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.