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Subject: Social Studies (K), or Technology Education (K - 2)
Title: Community Helpers
Description: In this unit, students will be learning about community helpers. They will look at several different community helpers individually, and discuss their jobs and how they are helpful. Students will decide which community helper they think is the most important and why. Finally, the students will create a presentation which shows their favorite community helpers.


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Subject: Social Studies
Title: The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President      Add Bookmark
Description: This collection of two lessons, from EDSITEment, encourages students to consider the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. They learn about the different means the president uses to communicate with the public and then express their views on a particular issue in a letter to the president.
Thinkfinity Partner: EDSITEment
Grade Span: K,1,2



Subject: Social Studies
Title: The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job      Add Bookmark
Description: This unit of two lessons, from EDSITEment, encourages students to consider the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. In this unit, they review the structure of the U.S. government, discuss the different tasks undertaken by the president, and participate in an interactive online activity simulating a typical day on the job for the president. Offline alternatives are given for those who do not have access to an Internet connection in their classroom.
Thinkfinity Partner: EDSITEment
Grade Span: K,1,2



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