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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Second Grade Semester 1 - Governing Our Community

President Washington explains what it means to govern a community!

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“Government of the people, by the people, for the people…” In the unit titled, Governing Our Community, students will identify the functions of government including establishing order, providing security, and managing conflict.

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Students will explain the importance of services such as the police force, libraries, and schools. Participation in the government is an important theme in this unit.

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Learning about the roles of public officials including the president, governor, and mayor and how those officials are selected will help student see the significance of becoming involved in community activities.

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