Community Connections

This Community Connections worksheet also includes:

Who helps our community run smoothly? Read a short passage about community members and helpers. After kids finish the passage, they answer five short questions on the other side of the page.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair with a research project about community helpers or services in your own area
  • Have a member of the community talk to your class about his or her job, and how it helps the connection between community members
  • A good addition to a language arts center or social studies lesson
  • Use with English learners or with mainstream classes
Classroom Considerations

  • Answer key does not provide definitive answers for most questions
Pros

  • Applicable to a discussion about your class's community, as well as a unit on helpers in the community
  • Focuses on context clues to help kids practice reading comprehension skills
Cons

  • None
Common Core