Theme Project: Collect information about your community. Display what you learn on a bulletin board.

1. Bulletin Board Ideas Write five ideas for things you want to put on the bulletin board.

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2. Community Facts Gather facts about your community. Fill in the items below. Write additional facts you may gather on a separate sheet of paper.

  • Community Name: ___________________
  • Date Community Was Started: ____________
  • First People to Live in My Community: _______________________
  • Other Nationalities of People Who Came to My Community:

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  • State: ______________
  • Region: ______________
  • Population: ________________
  • Type of Government: ___________________________________________
  • Place of Government:

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  • Name(s) of Community Leader(s):

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3. Community Geography Find your state and community on a map of the United States. Study local maps and notice the landscape of your community. Make a list of some landforms and bodies of water in your community.

  • State and community located on map
  • List of landforms done

4. Community History Look around your community. Are there any monuments, buildings, or events that tell community history? Do some research. Find out about five important events in your community's history. Write a short paragraph about each event. Draw a picture representing each event.

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  • Paragraphs done
  • Pictures done

5. Community Culture Think about holidays or other events people in your community celebrate. Find out about the kinds of arts and crafts do people do. Write at least three examples of each below.

Events or Holidays 					Arts or Crafts

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Describe one of your favorite traditions.

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