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During this lesson students have the opportunity to explore different types of community helpers. Students begin to identify activities and tools associated with these community helpers. Students also begin to identify helping careers they might enjoy.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will describe the different roles of people in the community and the tools they need to do their jobs.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
Students will complete the templates using the computer.
Greater than 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Technology Resources Needed:
Computers with Internet access, printer
Student should have basic skills using a mouse and keyboard. The teacher should arrange for community helpers to come and speak to the class.
The teacher will assess students' assignments using the attached rubrics.
Students needing assistance in reading the PowerPoint presentation may receive extra help from the teacher, older student helpers, or adult volunteers.
Each area below is a direct link to general teaching strategies/classroom
for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.