The concept of community appears in almost every aspect of the world. It refers to neighborhoods and cities created by people. In this unit, we look at many human communities to identify differences and similarities. We compare communities from thousands of years ago to those we know today.
Our BIG IDEA is that a community is a group of living and non-living things sharing a common purpose or space.
Our Enduring Understandings are:
Community Systems change over time.
All people have the same basic needs.
Sometimes people move locations to meet basic needs.
The United States of America is a country made up of many cultures.
Our Essential Questions are:
1 What makes a community sustainable?
2 How do you meet your needs?
3 What are some basic human rights?
4 Is freedom for all?
5 Who helps protect freedom?
6 Does where you live affect how you live?