The Many Roles I Play in My Community

This The Many Roles I Play in My Community lesson plan also includes:

Small groups brainstorm their roles in the community. Then, individually, complete a community roles web worksheet. Peers share their completed product and extend the conversation to include the feelings and character traits that go along with the roles listed. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • If the web is too challenging to create independently, draw a figure and lines on the master-copy then reproduce it for the class 
  • Display webs on a community-themed bulletin board that highlight the positive goings-on of your local area 
  • Facilitate a grand conversation covering the topic of community helpers, the roles they play, and their accompanying character traits and feelings 
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is the second part of a two-part lesson series about roles 
  • Created to be team-taught by a counselor and teacher, or principal, but can be done independently as well  
Pros

  • Includes cooperative learning strategies 
  • Boosts social and emotional development—self-awareness
  • Allows pupils to practice their listening and speaking skills
Cons

  • None