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Community Helpers
Theme Unit

Community Maps
        Community map activities and worksheets


Current Affairs Bulletin Board
            Chat the Cat


Make a Daily Community Helpers Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Community Helpers Activity Lesson Plan Book


Bulletin Board
            Flip and Fold Community Workers


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Police Officers Protect Us (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     The Wheels on the Bus Need a Driver! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Construction Workers (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Doctors Help Us and Heal Us! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     They're Firefighters and Much More! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Electronic Service Technician (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     Police Cadet (Short Reader; Grade 3 Readability)

Spanish
     Los oficiales de policía nos protegen (grades 2-4)
     ¡Las ruedas del autobús necesitan un conductor! (grades 2-4)
     ¡Los médicos nos ayudan y nos curan! (grades 3-5)
     Son bomberos ¡y mucho más! (grades 4-6)


Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     Carpentry (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)
     Food Preparation (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)
     Police Officer (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)
     Bus Drivers (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Merchant Mariner (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Sports-Related Careers (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Would You Like to Be a Nurse? (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     Animal Care Workers (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Announcer (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Behind the Camera (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Court Reporter (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Dancers (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Dental Hygienist (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Drafters (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Emergency Medical Technician (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Farmers and Ranchers (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Florist (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Licensed Practical Nurses (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Locomotive Engineer (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Photographer (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Singers (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Truck Driver (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)

Spanish
     Carpintería (grades 3-4)
     Preparación de alimentos (grades 3-4)
     Oficial de Policía (grades 3-4)
     Conductor de autobús (grades 3-5)
     Marino mercante (grades 3-5)
     ¿Te gustaría ser enfermero o enfermera? (grades 4-5)
     Relator judicial (grades 4-6)
     Bailarines (grades 4-6)
     Higienista dental (grades 4-6)
     Los dibujantes (grades 4-6)
     Técnico de Emergencias Médicas
     Granjeros y Rancheros (grades 4-6)
     Florista (grades 4-6)
     Enfermeros Prácticos con Licencia (grades 4-6)
     Ingeniería de Locomotoras (grades 4-6)
     Fotógrafo (grades 4-6)
     Los cantantes (grades 4-6)
     Conductor de camión (grades 4-6)


Books
            Who Are Community Helpers? (Grades 2-4)
            Life at the Firehouse (Grades 2-3)


Reading Comprehensions
     Teachers (Grades K-2)
     Trash Men (Grades K-2)
     Post Office Workers (Grades K-2)
     Paramedics (Grades K-2)
     Baker, Baker, Donut Maker (Grades K-2)
     Growers of Food (Grades K-2)
     Librarians (Grades K-3)
     Safe Crossings (Grades 1-2)
     Here Comes the Bus! (Grades 1-2)
     What's My Job? (Grades 1-3)
     Who Will Help Me? (Grades 2-3)
     Police (Grades 2-3)
     I Want to Be a Zoo Keeper (Grades 2-3)
     New Books to Read (Grades 2-3)
     Firefighters (Grades 3-4)
     Oh, My Aching Feet! (Grades 3-5)

Spanish: Reading Comprehensions
     Los maestros (grades 1-2)
     Los recolectores de basura (grades 1-2)
     Los empleados de correos (grades 1-2)
     Los Paramédicos (grades 1-2)
     Panadero, panadero, pastelero (grades 1-2)
     Cultivadores de comida (grades 1-2)
     Los Bibliotecarios (grades 1-2)
     Cruces seguros (grades 1-2)
     ¡Aquí viene el autobús! (grades 1-2)
     ¿Cuál es mi trabajo? (grades 1-3)
     La policía (grades 2-3)
     Quiero ser un trabajador del zoológico (grades 2-3)
     Bomberos (grades 3-4)


Book Units
    Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus (Grades K-2)
    Fireman Small (Grades K-2)
    Fireman Small Fire Down Below! (Grades K-2)
    Katy and the Big Snow (Grades K-2)
    Otis (Grades K-2)
    Thank You, Mr. Falker (Grades K-2)
    The Lemonade Club (Grades K-2)
    Whose Hat Is This? A Look at Hats Workers Wear - Hard, Tall, and Shiny (Grades K-2)
    A Day in the Life of a Doctor (Grades K-3)
    Helpers in My Community (My World) (Grades K-3)
    Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten (Grades K-3)
    A Day in the Life of a Firefighter (Grades 1-3)
    A Day in the Life of a Police Officer (Grades 1-3)
    A Day in the Life of a Teacher (Grades 1-3)
    The Littles to the Rescue (Grades 2-4)
    Room One (Grades 3-5)
    The Summer of Riley (Grades 3-5)
    Straydog (Grades 6-12)


Funda-blanks
     Fred the Fireman (grades 1-2)
     The Garbage Man (grades 1-2)


Writing
Replying to Letters


Leveled Books
            A Bread Time Story
            Thank A Farmer
             Community Helpers Read and Color (PDF file)
             What is a Good Citizen? (PDF file)
             My Daddy Is a Fireman


Finish the Story
     The Big Fire (Grades 4-6)
     Hometown Hero (Grades 6-8)
     The Rescue Squad (Grades 6-8)


Draw and Write
             Community Helpers Draw and Writes


Careers Social Studies Review (multiple choice with writing questions)
     Careers first grade social studies questions
     Careers second grade social studies questions
     Careers third grade social studies questions
     Careers fourth grade social studies questions
     Careers fifth grade social studies questions
     Careers sixth grade social studies questions


Reading Comprehensions: Inferences
Number of Different Inferences
Select the number of different printables:


Board Game
   Community Helper Vocabulary Board Game



Hidden Objects
             Community Helpers - Hidden Pictures (PDF file)


Art Projects
     Make a single building or create a whole community. (PDF file)
     Kids can make their own community helpers, using the templates (PDF file)


Glyphs
        Baker Glyph
        Bank Teller Glyph
        Doctor Glyph
        Firefighter Glyph
        Floral Designer Glyph
        Mail Carrier Glyph
        Police Officer Glyph
        Teacher Glyph
        Food Drive Glyph


Community Helper Puzzles (with pictures)
        Unscramble names of community helpers words
     Fill-in missing letter (one missing letter)
     Fill-in missing letter (two missing letters)
     Circle names of community helpers words (correct spelling)
     Match names of community helpers with pictures
     Community helpers word search

     Community helpers with pictures puzzle book


Community Helper Picture Puzzles
   Picture
Word Search


   Cut and paste picture
and write the word


   Circle letters
and write the word




Community Helpers Word Wall
        Make a community helpers word wall



Dot to dots
Community Helpers: Dot to dots (booklets - PDF files)
Spelling
     Spelling (challenging)
Alphabet
     Alphabet (lowercase letters)
     Alphabet (CAPITALIZED letters)
Counting
     Mixed: Each page count by a different number
     Count by 1's (easier)
     Count by 1's
     Count by 2's
     Count by 3's
     Count by 4's
     Count by 5's
     Count by 6's
     Count by 7's
     Count by 8's
     Count by 9's
     Count by 10's
     Count by 25's
     Completed drawings (no dot to dots)


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