A community has a unique location on earth's surface.
A community is a place where groups of people live and work together.
Where is my community located?
Maps and globes are used to find places on earth.
A community is part of a region.
|General and Tacoma Knowledge|
Maps provide information about a place.
There are different types of maps.
Locate on a map and globe:
United States of America
|Communities are built and grow around each other in a region.|
There are different kinds of communities. (urban, rural, and suburban)
Tacoma is located in the Puget Sound region of Washington State.
Communities in our local region include:
Identify & use features on a map/globe
Use different types of maps.
Compass rose (cardinal & intermediate directions)
Explain why there are different types of maps.
Demonstrate the ability to use different maps.
Identify and use the features on maps and globes.
Identify the region where Tacoma is located.
Accurately place communities in our region on a map.
Explain the difference between urban, rural, and suburban communities.