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Comparing Communities - Venn Diagram Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2

Compare and contrast rural, urban, and suburban communities with a set of Venn diagram graphic organizers.

Comparing Communities with Venn Diagrams

Venn diagrams are a great way to compare and contrast different communities. They allow students to group things in multiple ways, think critically, and see how almost all communities have something in common. In this activity, students learn about the characteristics of urban, rural, and suburban communities, such as population and means of transportation. They’ll compare and contrast big cities, slower-paced suburbs, and the vast country!

Teach Urban, Rural, and Suburban Communities with Ease

Use these printable Venn diagrams to help your second graders draw comparisons between different types of communities. Perfect for comparing and contrasting rural, urban, and suburban communities in an engaging format. Kids will love these graphic organizers as they draw connections between their understanding of community types with interesting facts about each type of community.

The following Venn diagrams are included.

  • Rural vs. Urban communities
  • Urban vs. Suburban communities
  • Rural vs. Suburban communities
  • Rural vs. Suburban vs. Urban Communities (triple-Venn)


Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your Geography lessons.

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This resource was created by Bellamy Taylor-Pines, a teacher in Illinois and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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