INTRODUCTION In this lesson, students will learn about people who have different types of jobs in our community. Art will also be integrated into the lesson when they draw a picture of the Community Helper they have chosen to write about.
TASK Make a poster with a drawing of a Community Helper The poster should include the name of the Community Helper Attach a drawing of a map of where the Community Helper is located Write a paragraph explaining what type of service is provided in our community.
PROCESS Activity 1: Teacher will read the book, Community Helpers From A-Z Students will then answer questions to check for understanding. What is a community? What is a community helper? Why is their job important for the community? Students will view pictures and information on community helpers.
EVALUATION Making a Poster: Community HelpersCATEGORY EXCELENT GOOD GOOD/POOR POORUnderstanding of Can identify all Two or more Be able to Unable to identifyassignment community helpers community helpers identify at least any community shown and can are identified with one community helpers describe each one at least two along with uniform uniforms and hats helper by pictureAll components Poster includes All required Poster includes Poster is missingare included in community helper elements are most of required most of requiredposter with name, map of included and elements. Labels components along community helpers labeled for easy are missing making with labels making location and viewing viewing hard it hard to identify description of community helper service providedPoster Poster includes all The poster is The poster design Poster is messy andOrganization required elements attractive in terms and layout is poorly designed including of design and exceptionally additional layout with most of attractive while information in an the components only presenting one orderly fashion included component
CONCLUSIONStudents will share their Poster with drawing and map, then explain what their community helpers job is, why they picked them and where in our community are they located.
CREDITS PHOTOS: Community_helpers_1.ppt Community Club retrieved on October 12,2012 @ www.michellhenry.fr/helpers.htm Information found about Community Helpers retrieved on October 12, 2012 @ www.scholastic.com Book: Community Helpers from A-Z Kalman, Bobby Crabtree Publishing Company 1998
AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Daleann Dewberry Teachers around the world all benefit by being generous with our work. Permission is granted for others to use and modify this activity for educational, noncommercial purposes as long as the orignial authorship is credited.