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Community Helpers: Drawing Conclusions... Detective Style!

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This packet combines a study on communities (particularly community helpers) with some additional practice with drawing conclusions. :) It's just one way to "kill two birds with one stone" in a really fun, kid-friendly way.

The file contains posters/direction sheets for thirteen community helpers, and it contains cover pages for each community helper as well (to be attached to a manila folder or file folder). In addition, this file also includes community helper strips to attach to the tops of student-created posters. Students will tape the strip on upside down or face down. They will draw five pictures that are associated with their community helpers as "clues" to help their classmates draw conclusions about what community helper they must have. To confirm each conclusion, the group will flip the card over to reveal the community helper. This can be done as a gallery walk as well. It contains recording sheets that you can use to extend the lesson further. :) Happy Teaching!

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Amanda (One Extra Degree)
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Community Helpers: Drawing Conclusions... Detective Style!
Community Helpers: Drawing Conclusions... Detective Style!
Community Helpers: Drawing Conclusions... Detective Style!
Community Helpers: Drawing Conclusions... Detective Style!