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Create a meaningful bulletin board or word wall display during your unit on communities! Similar to a quilt project, each student will complete a section of the poster to form a student-created display that focuses on key components of a community. This resource also includes an extension activity.


This zip file includes:

:: 3 poster sizes to fit your class needs (18 pieces, 24 pieces, and 36 pieces)

:: Detailed student instructions

:: Varied pieces so you can give each student just the right amount of detail

:: Teacher instructions with standards alignment & coloring reference

:: Extension activity (students provide examples for each type of community)


Key terms & concepts included:

:: Definition of a community

:: 5 types of community (interest, practice, place, circumstance, action)

:: 3 physical types of community (urban, suburban, rural)


*These terms are also covered in the Communities Around the World Virtual Field Trip


Ways to use this resource:

:: Entry Task

:: Early Finishers

:: Sub Plans

:: Stations activity

:: Exit Ticket

:: Team Building

:: Word Wall


Display Options & Ideas:

Completed posters are:

:: 18 x 27 (18 pieces)

:: 24 x 36 (24 pieces)

:: 24 x 36 (36 pieces)

:: Enlarge or create a smaller version using your printer settings

:: Great for a hallway display, bulletin board, or door decor


Please be sure to check out the preview for a closer look!


Thank you!

Michelle McDonald, B.A.E.

Social Studies Education, K-12

Elementary Education K-8

Communities Collaborative Poster Word Wall & Extension Activity

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