Lesson 2: Roles of People in Communities

Getting Started

Questions to Explore

  • How do communities provide for the people who live in them?
  • How do people in communities help one another?
  • What roles do community members play?
  • What are the responsibilities of community members?

Facts and Definitions

  • Different communities have different types of community workers.


  • Describe how people in other cultures earn money (SS)
  • Gather information from a variety of sources (SS)
  • Create visual materials (SS)


  • books about communities in other countries
  • glue
  • scissors


Ask your child if he can name examples of community workers and describe their jobs. Tell him that today he will be adding community workers to the map he made in the previous lesson.