Below are the Common Core State Standards that most closely relate to the following lesson.
Communities - What They Provide For Us ~ http://www.econedlink.org/e310
English Language Arts
College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing - Text Types and Purposes
CCRA.W.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.