Holidays Vocabulary Communities Government 1pt 1 pt 1 pt 1pt 1 pt 2 pt 2 pt 2pt 2pt 2 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 4 pt 4 pt 4pt 4 pt 4pt 5pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt Potluck The national celebration of our country’s independence. What is the 4th of July. A night time activity in some communities that lights up the sky. What are fireworks. The celebration honoring the man believed to have discovered America. What is Columbus Day. An event that helps celebrate a holiday with marching bands, community groups, and large balloons or floats. What is a parade. The symbol of our nation’s strength and freedom. What is the bald eagle. Materials that come from nature, such as wood or stone, that people use. What are natural resources. The things we all must have, such as food, clothing, and a place to live. What are needs.. Something difficult or hard to understand. What is a problem. A way of doing things. What is a custom. A group of people who have the same language and culture and share a way of life. What is an ethnic group. A word meaning “to rely on.” What is depend. A work that someone does for someone else. What is a service. People live in communities to belong, to work, or to do this. What is have fun. When people share their special skills with others in a community it helps do this. What is save time and/or make life easier. Doctors, nurses, and firefighters are people who help keep a community this. What is safe and healthy. Rules that a community makes. What are laws. The leader of some community governments. Who is the mayor. What happens because of what a person does. What is a consequence. To work together. What is cooperate. People from our community who are chosen as leaders in the courts. Who are judges. A time of quiet or calm. What is peace. Something a person should do because it is necessary and important. What is a responsibility. An answer to a problem. What is a solution. To treat everyone in a way that is right and honest. What is fair. A set of values and traditions handed down to a group from those who lived before them. What is heritage.