Community Helpers

2nd - 3rd

In this community workers worksheet, students read a one page text that has information about 8 community helpers and their jobs. Students then answer 8 matching questions and draw a mini poster that tells why community helpers are important.

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World History

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First graders explore the different products and services provided by community helpers. In this community helpers instructional activity, learners participate in a role playing activity where the students transform into community helpers. They break into teams, one provides a service the other provides a product. Students are encouraged to work as a team to complete their task in the time allotted, then share what they learned during this instructional activity.

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