Unit Plan

Grade 2 Literacy in Social Studies: Where Is Home?

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This Grade 2 Literacy in Social Studies: Where Is Home? unit plan also includes:

What makes a community? How communities differ? Young scholars research different types of communities, small rural towns, and large crowded cities. They respond to writing prompts, and write essays in groups to understand the wide variety of communities in America.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Lead a group discussion on what pupils like most and least about living in their communities and why
  • Have learners draw what they think a  helathy community looks like 
Classroom Considerations
  • May need to explain vocabulary such as urban, rural, and suburban communities 
  • Provides a rubric for the written assignment to make grading easier
  • Contains additional supports within the lesson for academics needing more help 
  • None
Common Core