Community Bulletin Board

Lesson #12150
12150

Create your own community bulletin board with buildings, roads and vehicles.



Grade Level:

Have students design a bulletin board that resembles their community with various buildings, vehicles and roads.

Discuss why and how communities begin and what buildings, vehicles and roads were built and combined to create their own community. Students can also practice learning their own home address.

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Adhesive, Cardstock or construction paper, Crayons, markers or pens, Scissors, Stapler, Tape
Adhesive, Cardstock or construction paper, Crayons, markers or pens, Scissors, Stapler, Tape

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the title for the community bulletin board from an alphabet of your choice using cardstock or construction paper. Attach the title to the bulletin board with a stapler or tape.
  2. Die-cut the Border, Houses shape using black cardstock or construction paper. 
  3. Adhere yellow paper behind the window openings with tape, and adhere assorted colors of paper behind the door openings with tape.
  4. Die-cut the house, school house and church buildings from assorted colors of construction paper. Decorate the buildings with crayons, markers or pens as desired.
  5. Die-cut the Border, Road shape using black or gray paper. Adhere strips of white paper behind the openings on the road.
  6. Die-cut the various vehicles from assorted colors of cardstock or construction paper. Decorate the vehicles with crayons, markers or pens as desired.
  7. Attach the decorated buildings, road and vehicles to the bulletin board with a stapler or tape (Main Photo).
  8. Have students name and label various buildings and roads in their community.

Fine Arts-Visual Arts
NA-VA.K-4.2 Using Knowledge of Structures and Functions
Achievement Standard:

  • Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas

NA-VA.K-4.6 Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines
Achievement Standard:

  • Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum

Source: educationworld.com

Social Science-Geography
NSS.G.K-12.1 The World in Spatial Terms
As a result of activities in grades K–12, all students should

  • Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools and technologies to acquire, process and report information from a spatial perspective.

NSS-G.K-12.6 The Use of Geography
As a result of activities in grades K–12, all students should

  • Understand how to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future.

Source: educationworld.com

Social Sciences-U.S. History
NSS.USH.K-4.1 Living and Working Together in Families and Communities, Now and Long Ago

  • Understand the history of the local community and how communities in North America varied long ago

Source: educationworld.com

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