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Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Community Helpers

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Community Helpers
             Community Helpers

Activity Pages
            Farmers Market Activities

Finish the Stories with Graphics
            Farmer Frank's Freaky Farm

Read and Color
            Thank A Farmer

Short Readers
     George Washington the Farmer (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     Canada's Prairie Farmers (Grades 1-2)
     A Farmer Without A Farm (Grades 3-4)
     Thank a Farmer! (Grades 4-5)
     Farmers and Ranchers (Grades 4-6)
     Nancy Farmer (Grades 6-12)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     All Kinds of Farmers (Grades 1-2)
     Buying Fruits at the Farmers' Market (Grades 1-3)
     Buying Vegetables at the Farmers' Market (Grades 2-4)

Literature Book Units
     Farmer Boy (Grades 4-6)

Read and Color Books
            Spring on the Jones Farm
            Timmy the Turkey
            Purple Everywhere
            Farmer Jim
            Farmer Fuller's Fig Farm
            Community Helpers Read and Color

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(no assigned grade level)
     Are You Eating My Wheat?
(Grades 1-2)
     A Day on the Farm
     A New Kind of Farm
     Ladybug Life Cycle
     The Apple Tree
(Grades 3-5)
     A Changing Workforce
     A Girl Named Claudia
     A Girl Named Claudia
     A Honey of a Bee!
     An E-mail from Dharma the Dust Storm
     Apple Pie
     Armadillos: Mammals with Armor
     Big, Black Blizzards!
     Black Codes
     Bouncy Cranberries!
     Celine's Story: Gender Disparity in Togo
     Chichén Itzá
     Coming to Canada
     Corn Snakes
     Crandall Farm Hay Rides, Part 1
     Crandall Farm Hay Rides, Part 2
     Disappearing Act - The Anasazi, Part 1
     Don't Bathe in the Holy River, Bapu!
     Election of 1824
     Gertrude the Goose Gets a Surprise
     Jake and Jackie Learn about Gardening, Part 2
     John Quincy Adams as President
     Labor Unions
     Landmines: Deadly Surprises
     Liang in a Chinese Cancer Village
     Manitoba and Confederation
     Marco Splashes in Acid Rain
     Mikhail's Story: Change in Armenia
     Moving Carla
     Mrs. Badger's Honey Cake
     Native Americans
     Pablo's Farming Trouble: Drug Trafficking in Colombia
     Paulo's Forest
     Riders in Red
     Saskatchewan and Alberta Join Confederation
     Settling the West
     Shooting Skeets!
     Summer in the Country
     The Bat Man
     The Boer War
     The Cattle Industry Grows
     The Dionne Quints
     The Economy Grows
     The Gold Rush
     The Great Depression
     The Great Depression
     The Heritage Farm
     The Little Red Hen Learns About Economics
     The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey
     The Milkmaid and Her Pail
     The Northern Economy
     The Story of Irgiz in Romania
     What are They Doing to My Food?
     What's My Job?
     Who Were the Métis?
     Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving?
(Grades 6-8)
     A Great Wide Land
     A Letter from Your Nervous Thanksgiving Turkey
     A Small Mosquito Bite Causes Big Trouble
     Acid Rain, Go Away!
     Aftermath of the Civil War
     Albert Schweitzer - His Passion for Others Grows
     All About Apples: A Brief History of Apples
     Ally Carter
     Antonio - an Italian Immigrant
     Beginning of the Darfur Conflict
     Bird Flu
     Black Blizzards and the Dust Bowl
     Boy, Oh, Boysenberry!
     Changes in Farming
     Clara Barton
     Comforting, Cozy Quilts
     Cookie Cutter Farms
     Cyanide Polluted Danube River
     Davy Crockett - Born in the Frontier
     Destruction - The Dirty Thirties
     Draft Law and Riots
     Drought in Zambia
     Effects of Reconstruction
     Effects of Reconstruction
     Eliza Lucas
     Exploring Chichén Itzá
     Fiscal Policy
     Frank Hamer
     Giant Toads
     Going to Work in the 1800s
     Harry Truman
     Hillary Clinton Elected Senator
     Hull House
     Human Genome Project
     Illegal Immigrants
     Lee Chew - Chinese-American
     Life in China's Cancer Villages
     Life in the English Countryside
     Llama Love
     Mackenzie King
     Manifest Destiny
     Mexican Immigration
     Mexico's Rainforest
     Not Just Soldiers
     Pablo's Problem: Drug Trafficking in Colombia
     Paricutin, a Very Unusual Volcano
     Plains, Mountains, and Plateaus
     Praying Mantis
     Predicting the Weather
     Prince Edward Island and Confederation
     Really Down on the Farm - "Sockless Jerry" and the Populist Party
     Reform in Armenia: Mikhail's Story
     Resources from the Land
     Robert Borden
     Robert Newton Peck
     Romania: The Story of Irgiz and the Abandoned Children
     Savannah, Georgia: A City of Firsts
     Secretary of Agriculture
     Sir Wilfrid Laurier: Unifying Canada
     Skeet Shooting
     The Bone Fires, Part 3
     The Dionne Quints
     The Dust Bowl
     The Great Depression
     The Great Zamboni
     The Haida: Eagle or Raven?
     The Irish Potato Famine
     The Loss of the Honeybees
     The Northwest Rebellion
     The Ojibwa
     The Ojibwa
     The Pumpkinfest at Thompson's Farm
     The Quebec Separatists
     The Tri-State Tornado of 1925
     The War in South Africa
     Thomas Ponders Genetically Engineered Food
     Trade Restrictions
     United States Trade Representative
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     What Is Shinto?
     Where Are the Farm Animals Going?
     Where Have the Honeybees Gone?
     Who Was Isaac Newton?
     Why Did Russians Come to America?
     William Kurelek
(Grades 9-12)
     Darwin's Theory of Evolution
     Fort Sumner, New Mexico: The Bosque Redondo Reservation Experiment
     Misguided Fanatic or Hero? John Brown
     Seamus Heaney
     The Know Nothing Party
     The Know Nothing Party
     The Loss of Domestic Animals: A World Problem
     Why Did the Germans Come to America?
     Why Did the Irish Come to America?
     Write a Portrait Poem

(Grades 1-2)
     No Fun Tonight
(Grades 3-5)
     Welcome to Crescent City

(no assigned grade level)
     Ancient Egypt - Daily Life
     Ancient Egypt - History
     Australia - Culture
     Harry S. Truman
(Grades 3-5)
     Huya's Apprenticeship
     Malaysia - Traditions and Daily life
     Norway - Geography
     The Charter Oak
     Turkey - Geography
     Ukraine - Geography
     Uruguay - Geography
     Vietnam - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     Argentina - History
     Brazil - History
     Canada - Daily Life
     Georgia - Culture
     Iceland - Culture
     Ireland - Celts
     Kenya - History
     Mongolia - Culture
     Mongolia - History
     Norway - History
     Peru - History
     Turkey - History
     Uruguay - Culture: Horacio Quiroga
(Grades 9-12)
     Cote d'Ivoire - History

Finish the Story
     The Great Pumpkin Caper (Grade 2-3)
     Will the Cows Come Home? (Grade 2-3)
     Buying a Farm (Grade 2-3)
     Patty the Pumpkin Discovers Halloween (Grade 2-4)
     Eastern Escape (Grade 3-4)
     The Bat House Project (Grade 3-4)
     A Letter from the Klondike (Grade 3-4)
     Tales of Tom Turkey (Grade 3-5)
     Terence the Turkey Has a Plan (Grade 3-6)
     Turkey Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     A Pumpkin's Fate (Grade 3-7)
     Derek and the Turkey (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Can You Guess the Job? (Grades 1-2)
     Who is Responsible? (Grades 1-2)
     A Trip to the Farm (Grades 1-3)
     Oink! Neigh! Moo! Cluck! (Grades 1-3)
     The Perfect Pumpkin (Grades 1-3)
     The Ram and the Pig (Grades 2-3)
     Trouble on the Farm -- A Readers' Theater (Grades 2-3)
     Running Errands (Grades 2-4)
     The Mouse Deer: A Tale From Indonesia (Grades 2-4)
     The Old Wild Goose Tries to Keep Winter from Coming (Grades 2-4)
     The Pear Tree (Grades 2-4)
     Community Helpers (Grades 3-4)
     The Badger and the Rattlesnake (Grades 3-4)
     The Hedgehog's Race: A Story from Scotland (Grades 3-4)
     Thumbling: The Tale of a Tiny Boy (Grades 3-4)
     Tug of War: Which Animal is the Strongest? (Grades 3-4)
     Spilled Milk (Grades 3-5)
     The Importance of Being Responsible (Grades 3-5)
     Todd and the Apple Tree (Grades 3-5)
     K.C.'s Dream (Grades 3-6)
     The Donkey's Tale (Grades 3-6)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Strange But True: Wacky World Records About the Human Body (Grade 2-3)
     Ladybugs! (Grade 2-4)
     Porter's Letters to Griffin (Grade 3)
     All-Terrain Vehicles (Grade 3-5)
     Weird Earth Sayings (Grade 3-6)
     Ants (Grade 4-5)
     Busting Bad Luck Myths (Grade 4-5)
     Dry as Dust (Grade 4-5)
     Funny Frog Facts (Grade 4-5)
     Stop the Car! Wild and Wacky Road Trip Sites (Grade 4-5)
     Ten Fascinating Facts About Bats (Grade 4-5)
     AL is for Alabama (Grade 4-6)
     Animal Outlaws (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     History of Country Music (Grade 4-6)
     It's a Chocolate Thing (Grade 4-6)
     KS is for Kansas (Grade 4-6)
     Let's Go Fly a Kite! (Grade 4-6)
     MD is for Maryland (Grade 4-6)
     MN is for Minnesota (Grade 4-6)
     Mysterious Cities (Grade 4-6)
     NE is for Nebraska (Grade 4-6)
     OK is for Oklahoma (Grade 4-6)
     Baboons on the Loose (Grade 5-6)
     Meet George Washington (Grade 6-7)
     Crop Circles (Grade 6-8)


Community Helpers
             Community Helpers

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