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7 ) Describe roles of helpers and leaders, including school principal, school custodian, volunteers, police officers, and fire and rescue workers.

Subject: Social Studies (K)
Title: Helpers in our Community
Description:

In this learning activity, students will describe the roles of helpers and leaders, including school principal, school custodian, volunteers, police officers, and fire and rescue workers while playing a fun, interactive game called Kahoot.  Kahoot is a tool for creating digital assessments.  




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   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 7 :
7 ) Describe roles of helpers and leaders, including school principal, school custodian, volunteers, police officers, and fire and rescue workers.

Subject: Social Studies (K)
Title: Social Studies-Community Helpers
URL: https://admin.flipgrid.com/manage/discovery/details/27109
Description:

In this Flipgrid, students will choose a community helper and create a video describing which community helper is their favorite and why.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 7 :
7 ) Describe roles of helpers and leaders, including school principal, school custodian, volunteers, police officers, and fire and rescue workers.

Subject: Social Studies (K)
Title: A Hero's Gear
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/sept11/sept11_gear.pdf
Description:

In this learning activity, students will learn about the terrorist attacks on September 11th and the uniforms the firefighters wore. They will compare the firefighters with the firefighters from their own community. Students are then asked to think about how uniforms help other people complete their jobs and what kind of outfit they might need to complete their own job. The learning activity includes links to several resources including online stories about September 11th attacks, pictures, and activities for students to complete.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT (0) 7 :
7 ) Describe roles of helpers and leaders, including school principal, school custodian, volunteers, police officers, and fire and rescue workers.

Subject: Social Studies (K)
Title: Celebrate Community Helpers
URL: https://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/sept11/sept11_certificate.pdf
Description:

In this activity, students will gain a better understanding of the role of community helpers such as police officers and fire fighters. Students listen to the story: The Little Chapel That Stood by A. B. Curtiss. The link to the online reading from the author is included: http://www.abcurtiss.com/the-little-chapel-that-stood.html.  A link to the reading guide is also included. Students will view a certificate given to a community helper for appreciation. Students will then design their own certificate of appreciation for a community helper.



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