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"Around the Town" Project due Dec.7th


“Around the Town” Project
     2nd grade students are starting a unit called, "Around the Town." We will be reading stories about people and businesses within a community. We are assigning a project to help students learn more about their own community and consumerism. Students may work with another 2nd grade student (sibling, cousin, or friend) to complete the project. Projects are due Dec. 7th. 
1.    Choose one business, public building, church, park, etc. in our community (Laurel County or Corbin.) 
2.   Research information about your topic, here are a few questions to ask:
-What is the purpose of this building, business, etc?
-Does it produce a good or provide a service?
-Where is it located?
-When was it built, or started?
-Who works there? How many employees?
-What are the qualifications to work there?
-How did it get its name?
-Why is it important to our community?
3.    Make a creative presentation that will educate others about your topic. Suggested presentations:
-A model or diorama of your topic.
-A report which includes photos or drawings of the topic.
-A powerpoint presentation (saved on a disk or flashdrive.)