A community is a place where people live, work, and play. It has homes. It has businesses business APINYA PHUANGPHEM—EYEEM/GETTY IMAGES a place that sells goods or services (nound) The business on the corner sells baked goods. and schools. What do you have in your community?
There are places to shop in a community. Food is sold in supermarkets. Snacks and other items can be found in smaller stores. These are called convenience stores.
Communities have space for recreation recreation WIREDTOSEEPHOTOGRAPHY/GETTY IMAGES an activity done for enjoyment (verb) He likes to ride his bike for recreation. . Parks might have walking paths. Some have fields or playgrounds.
Schools are where kids go to learn. Big cities have many schools. Smaller towns might have just one.
Hospitals and doctors’ offices help people stay healthy. People who are sick or hurt go there for help.
How Do You Get Around?
There are lots of ways to get from place to place. You can walk or ride a bike. You can take public transportation. That is a bus, train, or subway.