Urban, Suburban, and Rural
How Would Our Lives Be Different If We Lived in a Different Kind of Community?
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Supporting Question 1- What makes a community urban, suburban, or rural?
Supporting Question 2- How are communities different and alike?
Supporting Question 3- What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in urban, suburban, or rural communities?

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Students have the opportunity to Take Informed Action by selecting a different kind of location in New York State and creating a pen pal experience (see, for example, https://penpalschools.com/) whereby students can compare and contrast aspects of their communities.