• 1. Talk about crowded and uncrowded places.
    Have you ever been to a place that’s very crowded? What was it like? How did it make you feel? Have you ever been to a place that’s not crowded at all? What was it like? How did it make you feel? Describe some of your favorite places, both indoors and outdoors. Are they crowded or uncrowded? Why do you think that is?

    2. Explore why some places are crowded.
    Why do you think some places are very crowded? Why do you think some parts of the state are more crowded than others? What about parts of the country? What about the world?

    3. Discuss good and bad things about living in a crowded place.
    Think about how you get around (car, train), where your family buys food (supermarkets), and how far you live from school. What is good about living in a crowded place? What is bad?

  • Materials You Provide

    • Pencils
    • Pens

    Required Technology

    • Internet Access: Optional
    • Tech Setup: 1 computer per classroom
  • Background Information

    Some places, or parts of the country and the world, are more crowded than others. Exploring the good and bad things about living in crowded and uncrowded places helps you understand why people live where they do.


    Vocabulary

    Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry
    crowded Adjective

    filled with too many people or things.

    uncrowded Adjective

    not containing a lot of people.

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