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Harcourt Social Studies Chapter 1 Grade 3

Lesson 1 Learning about Communities
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community
a group of people who live and work in the same place
culture
a way of life shared by members of a group
laws
rules that a community must follow
climate
the weather that a place has over a long period of time
landform
a physical feature such as a mountain, valley, plain, or hill
service
work that someone does for someone else
nation
an area of land with its own people and and laws (country)
library
place where you can look up information about your community
internet
a system that links computers around the world
ancestor
someone in a person's family who lived long ago
heritage
a set of values and ways of life handed down from people who lived long ago
historic site
a place where an important event took place
sister cities
communities from different nations that become partners to learn more about each other
citizens
people who live in and belong to a community
business
activity in which workers make or sell goods or do work for others
e-mail
a fast way to communicate with others online
goods
things that can be bought or sold
government
group of people who make laws for a community
food, clothing, music, art
Name 4 ways you can share your culture with others.
wants, jobs, needs
Name 3 reasons why businesses are important to a community.
phone, letters, e-mail
Name 3 ways that people communicate with each other.