Rural Vs. Urban Communities

3.G.Places and Institutions. Urban/Rural

Students will differentiate urban and rural communities.

Classic Sesame Street - Life In The Country And The City

Urban Life

When you think of city life what do you think of?

Brainstorm with your table group before we share as a class.

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Rural Life

What do you think about when you think about life in the country?

Brainstorm with your table group before we talk as a class.

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What are the similarities?

What are the differences?

Your assignment

Create a virtual flyer using smore to promote your assigned location. You will be numbered off. Ones will be rural, twos will be urban.


You must find a location that falls under your given category in the United States to focus on. Include attractions of the given location, available careers, what the town contributes to society. Lastly write an opinion paragraph expressing your feelings about the given location. Would you want to visit/ move there? Why or why not?


Think about it.

What community would be in-between a rural and urban destination?