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3.15 Develop simple timelines of events in the local communities.
3.1.6 Read fiction and non-fiction stories to identify the qualities of leaders, such as community leaders, soldiers, presidents, teachers, and inventors.
3.2.7 Use a variety of information sources to gather information about community leaders and civic issues.
CITY OF FRANKLIN
CITY OF GREENWOOD
CITY OF EDINBURGH
TOWN OF WHITELAND
JOHNSON COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORP.
DAILY JOURNAL
3.5.1 Give examples of how the local community is made up of many individuals, as well as different groups.
3.5.2 Identify connections that the local community has with other communities, including cultural exchanges of several types, and ways that technology links communities in other places.
3.5.4 Identify factors that make the local community unique, including how the community is enriched through foods, crafts, customs, languages, music, visual arts, architecture, dance, and drama representing various cultures.
ATTERBURY FILE
EDINBURGH WRIGHT-HAGEMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
JOHNSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
JOHNSON COUNTY FAIR
HOOSIER ARTISTS
JAPAN AMERICAN SOCIETY
INDIANA IN THE WORLD
JOHNSON COUNTY MUSEUM
FRANKLIN HERITAGE
FRANKLIN COLLEGE
FRANKLIN COLLEGE FINE ARTS SCHEDULE
JOHNSON COUNTY PARK
CAMP ATTERBURY
NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY
3.1.1 Describe American Indian groups who lived in the region when European settlers arrived.
Check the library home page online encyclopedias: Encarta, Grolier and World Book.
THE GREAT LAKES WOODLAND PEOPLE
ALGONQUIAN LANGUAGE
INDIANA TRIBES OVERVIEW
DELAWARE
MIAMI
POTAWATOMI
EITELJORG MUSEUM-LANGUAGE/ART/CULTURE
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT,  ECONOMICS & ENVIRONMENT
3.3.7 Use a variety of information resources to identify local environmental issues and examine the ways that people have tried to solve these problems.
JOHNSON COUNTY SOIL AND CONSERVATION
JOHNSON COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
3.3.6 Construct maps and graphs that show aspects of human/environment interaction in the local community.
3.4.1 Give examples from the local community that illustrate the scarcity of productive resources.  Explain how this scarcity requires people to make choices and incur opportunity costs.
3.4.2 Give examples of goods and services provided by the local government.
3.4.4 Define interdependence, and give examples of how people in the local community depend on each other for goods and services.
3.4.9 Gather data about a proposed economic change in the community using a variety of information sources.
FRANKLIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
GREENWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
EDINBURGH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
JOHNSON COUNTY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
JOHNSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT
JOHNSON COUNTY STATS
US CENSUS JOHNSON COUNTY QUICK FACTS
JOHNSON COUNTY PURDUE EXTENSION

EARLY HISTORY
3.1.2 Explain why and how the local community was established, and identify founders and early settlers.
3.1.3Describe the role of specific communities in the development of the region.
3.1.4 Give examples of people, events, and developments that brought important changes in population or industry.
3.1.7 Use a variety of community resources, such as libraries, museums, and county historians, to gather information about the local community.
JOHNSON COUNTY HISTORICAL MARKER TOUR
INDIANA COUNTY HISTORIANS
INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LOCAL HISTORY RESOURCES
INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY DIGITAL IMAGES COLLECTION
INDIANA HISTORICAL BUREAU

PRINT MATERIALS
3.1.2 Explain why and how the local community was established, and identify founders and early settlers.
3.1.3Describe the role of specific communities in the development of the region.
3.1.4 Give examples of people, events, and developments that brought important changes in population or industry.
3.1.6  Read fiction and non-fiction stories to identify the qualities of leaders, such as community leaders, soldiers, presidents, teachers, and inventors.
917.72 BAK    INDIANA PLACE NAMES
977.2 JOH    JOHNSON COUNTY ATLAS
977.2 JOH    JOHNSON COUNTY LEGACY:  A PICTORIAL HISTORY
977.2 JOH    FRANKLIN: A PICTORIAL HISTORY
977.2          GREENWOOD HISTORY
977.2 BER    ATLAS OF JOHNSON COUNTY
977.2 BLA    PIONEERS OF JOHNSON COUNTY, INDIANA
MAG          BEARS OF BLUE RIVER
SPE            ABIGAIL
HES           OLLIE'S CABIN IN THE WOODS
BAX         THE MIAMIS

JOHNSON COUNTY TOWNSHIP MAPS AND TOWNSHIP SUMMARIES
SET OF BOOKLETSHISTORIC HOPEWELL,  EARLIER TIMES IN NINEVEH TOWNSHIP, BOOK OF BARGERSVILLE
MAPS:  CLASS SET (25) OF MAPS WITH CITY OF FRANKLIN ON ONE SIDE AND JOHNSON COUNTY ON THE OTHER SIDE.

MULTIMEDIA MATERIALS
TIMELINER-SIMPLE TIMELINE SOFTWARE-SCHOOL WIDE USE
NEIGHBORHOOD MAPMACHINE -SIMPLE MAP MAKING SOFTWARE-SINGLE COMPUTER USE
GRAPHMAKER-GRAPHING SOFTWARE-SINGLE COMPUTER USE
CD-ROM: JOHNSON COUNTY WWII PROJECT-SINGLE COMPUTER USE
Tells the story of life in Johnson County, IN during World War II.  Includes segments on the home front, basic training, Camp Atterbury, shipping out, soldiers, sailors, combat, coming home and many personal narratives of JC residents' World War II memories.
MUSEUMS & COMMUNITY RESOURCES
3.1.7 Use a variety of community resources, such as libraries, museums, and county historians, to gather information about the local community.
3.5.5 Use community resources, such as museums, libraries, historic buildings, and other landmarks, to gather cultural information about the community.
JOHNSON COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY
TELLING OUR STORY: VOLUNTEER TROUPE OF ACTORS PORTRAYING HISTORICAL CHARACTERS OF JOHNSON COUNTY CONTACT LYNNE SCHUETZ 317-736-4655
INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
INDIANA STATE MUSEUM