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28 resources with the keyterm rural

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Where the City Meets the Tree: Urban Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Define the term "urban forestry"; discuss several problems facing urban forests today and both government and public efforts centered on developing and maintaining sustainable urban forests. Develop a feasible action plan for alternative...
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Special Places in Our Community

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars compare and contrast cities whether they are large or small, rural or urban. They use digital photography to take pictures of the different types of cities.
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Let's Discover Communities

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare and contrast the city and the country. After reading books about animals, 2nd graders create picture cards of animals in both the country and city environment. In partners, students draw pictures of animals,...
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Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities: Sort It Out

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore life in different communities. In this lesson on different communities, students compare the life people lead; they examine how jobs, buildings, transportation, and economy can be affected by location. Students view...
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Community

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders draw a picture. For this communities lesson, 2nd graders read the book Communities, and review as they read. Students use construction paper to create a picture of their houses in three different communities including...
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Rural-Urban Migration in the 1990's

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students consider the reasons why people relocate from one area to another.  In this relocation lesson plan, students read an article that includes research and statistics on which age, education level, etc., of the population moves the...
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The Importance of Trees in the Rural Area: Planting a Snowfence

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of trees and work together to plant a living snowfence. In this tree importance instructional activity, students discuss why trees are important in rural areas. They use mathematics and team work to plant...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
"People Everyday" offers class members an opportunity to develop their literacy analysis skills and to develop media literacy. Guided by an included list of discussion questions, groups examaine the word choice, literary devices used,...
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Do It Write

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate types of communities. In this communities instructional activity, students read the book The Country Mouse and City Mouse and identify the characteristics of the city and country. Students participate in a pen-pal...
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Communities

For Teachers 2nd
The study of types of communties is the focus of this presentation. Details are given about the differences between rural, urban, and suburban communities. Use this presentation to provoke a class discussion about the various activities...
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Urban and Rural Communities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss similarities and differences of urban and rural communities.  In this urban and rural communities activity, students compare urban and rural communities using a Venn Diagram.  Students examine maps of each type of...
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Homelessness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore homelessness.  In this speaking, listening, and critical thinking lesson, students listen to and discuss 3 scenarios in which families from urban, rural, and suburban communities became homeless due to different...
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What Type of Community?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast suburban, rural and urban communities. They read books such as The Little Red Hen and identify the type of community in each book. Using computer software, they write about each type of community and...
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Where Do You Live?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study and compare rural, suburban, and urban communities. They play a board game, read books about communities, and complete several other activities regarding the different types of communities. Several extension and...
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Rural America in Transition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the changes in rural America in an economic sense. In groups, they research the problems rural areas face in the 21st century. They examine the economic policies in effect and how they help or hurt rural America.
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Alike and Different

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to a book about how farms feed the world. They discuss elements of rural life. They listen to a story about the suburbs and discuss elements specific to a suburban community. They listen to a story about city...
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Community

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify characteristics of their own community and define vocabulary: Community, Suburb, Rural, and Urban. Students clip pictures representing characteristics of communities from magazines and newspapers and create a collage.
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The Industrial Revolustion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create artistic posters to show the differences between key vocabulary words. They show the differences between a rural, agrarian, urban, and industrial lifestyles. They evaluate the benefits and problems, the human...
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Letters from the Road

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils examine and differentiate between rural, urban, and suburban communities. They describe their local areas, view and discuss the images on the West Virginia Quarter, and write a friendly letter describing a camping trip.
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Places We Live

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students compare/contrast rural and urban communities, and view and discuss the images on the Illinois quarter. They discuss Abraham Lincoln's life, complete a chart and a Venn diagram comparing urban and rural settings, and create a...
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Country Mouse, City Mouse?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students recognize the characteristics of a rural area. They analyze land use to determine whether the map is of a rural (country) area or an urban (city) area.
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Rural Poverty: The Depression in the South

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore poverty during the Great Depression. They use the internet and other sources to research the events surrounding the Great Depression. Using desktop publishing software, students create a booklet of short stories,...
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Soils

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore soils. They research the characteristics of soil and design a brochure describing soil types in different locations. Students discuss the differences between rural and urban areas. They discuss the processes of erosion...
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Communities

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine the similarities and differences between rural, suburban, and urban communities. They read about type of community in their social studies textbook, analyze the differences between Tokyo and Chicago, and complete a chart...