Life in Suburbia Activity Sheet

Name_________________________ Date__________________


A suburb is a community located near a city. Are all suburbs the same? Use the Internet to find out!

Looking at Suburbs

Visit a site for each suburb below and record facts about each community. Look at the photographs and click on the different pages in each site. How are these suburbs alike? How are they different? Be prepared to share your ideas.

1. Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

_________________________________________________________

Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

2. LaMesa, California

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

_________________________________________________________

Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

3. Long Grove, Illinois

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

_________________________________________________________

Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

__________________________________________________________

4. Cedar Park, Texas

Suburb of ________________________

Population _______________________

Geographical feature

_________________________________________________________

Historical fact ______________________________________________________

Other information _______________________________________________

___________________________________________________________


If you need to teach it, we have it covered.

Start your free trial to gain instant access to thousands of expertly curated worksheets, activities, and lessons created by educational publishers and teachers.

Start Your Free Trial

Follow us on:

Follow TeacherVision on Facebook
Follow TeacherVision on Google Plus

Highlights

December Calendar of Events
December is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum! Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event. Happy holidays!

Bullying Prevention Resources
Bullying can cause both physical and emotional harm. Put a stop to classroom bullying, with our bullying prevention resources. Learn how to recognize several forms of bullying and teasing, and discover effective techniques for dealing with and preventing bullying in school.

Conflict Resolution
Teach your students to how resolve conflict amongst themselves without resorting to name-calling, fights, and tattling.

Immigration Resources
Studying immigration brings to light the many interesting and diverse cultures in the world.