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Engage students with this fun, interactive community helpers game. In this "Who am I" game, students must guess the community worker. There are 10 questions and you just click on each question to go to it. Each question has 3 clues and student have to guess which community helper it describes. Clu
Do you need exciting and engaging social studies materials to teach maps, communities, and continents? This unit has over 80 pages of activities, reading informational text passages, and interactive notebook options that your students can do! It covers the main standards of locating on places on map
This huge bundle is JUST what you need to start a communication system in any classroom or home. By utilizing visual supports to facilitate communication you can expand your students day so much more!
This book has over 500 picture icons organized into 27 pages total! Each page has a visual tab so
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First Nations and Early Settlers unit! Created for the new Ontario curriculum!
This unit is designed to supplement your teaching of the First Nations and Early Settlers/Pioneers portion of the new Ontario curriculum in grade
Global Communities for Grade 2 Ontario NEW social studies curriculum!
This unit is designed to help your young learners begin using the inquiry approach. The research and inquiry aspects are guided and prompted (more open ended options are also included!) to help young learners find success with
Back To School Activities to kick off your school year! These 10 Back To School Community Building Activities are must have! Building a strong classroom community is critical to having a successful school year. Each of these 10 back to school activities comes with directions, helpful tips for imple
Everything you need to begin your routine for your class meetings! This time during our school day is a sacred time that is so important to how our classroom runs. By participating in our meeting everyday, my students feel safe & welcome in the classroom and also get to know their classmates in
♥ Included are different communication notes you can use to send home. There are notes for positive and negative behaviors. These are great to keep the lines of communication open between school and home!
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Little Social Studies Thinkers is a complete curriculum specifically for Kindergarten. It's everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends. It is cross-referenced and aligned to the main topics of Kindergarten Social Studies Standards.
FREEBIE: The Parent Communication Documentation Tool will help you keep up with the important conversations you have with your students' parents. There are two forms included in this download.
Keep the conversations
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*192 prompts to write on your whiteboard or chalkboard. Just write the prompt at the top and have your kiddos answer underneath with dry-erase markers, chalk,
LIFE SKILLS * Functional and differentiated skill work that covers life skills topics for the school, home, and community settings, this life skills adapted work binder is the perfect addition to any special education classroom or homeschool curricula.
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Community Helpers and Occupations Thematic Unit
This 160 page pack has been created to assist in teaching the topic of Community Helpers or Occupations to your Early Years Learners.
This unit is included in my THEMATIC UNITS BUNDLE
✔10 page Mini Book - My Community Helpers (children
Community Helpers Cut and Paste Set
This is a community helpers craft set that includes patterns and directions to make a fire fighter, policeman, postman, veterinarian, doctor, nurse, teacher, construction worker, farmer, and chef. It includes all the necessary templates for xeroxing. Just copy o
You will love these Weekly Classroom Newsletter Template Editable Forms with Monthly Themes! These are perfect for weekly/monthly communication with school, parents, and families. You will love sending these digitally or as a hard copy weekly or monthly!!! This is a ZIPFILE with Colored and BW optio
Work tasks are a key component in any classroom (or Speech Therapy Room)! These can be utilized as teaching tools, group work, or independent work tasks. In order to create an effective work task system - you must create a large number of varied work tasks that are visual and structured! These tasks
UPDATED July 2016! I added SEVEN more pages. All are slightly different versions that you can chose from to meet your needs.
It's a smart idea to record all contact (phone, email, notes, meetings) you have with the families in your class. This way, you'll have a running record of who you contac
If you need to support AAC users but have not had training in AAC implementation, then this resource will provide you with up to a full year's worth of implementation materials and activities.
This resource provides a variety of teaching activities and strategies to teach the early 40 core words.
Unit for Grade 1 Local communities and community helpers for grade one social studies: New Ontario Curriculum!
Let this 140+ page unit help you with the new grade 1 curriculum!
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Communities Unit for 3rd Grade Social Studies!
Engaging lessons and activities to help students explore and understand communities.
This 3-5 week unit focuses on the basic characteristics of a community including:
* Physical Characteristics of Communities (Landforms, Climate, Natural Resource
I had so much fun doing community unit with my students!
This unit includes:
~anchor chart pieces and student sheet (Communities have: people, places, activities)
~Fun in my community graphic organizer
~My Community then and now
~Types of communities flip book
~Types of communities writing promp
Positive communication notes are all about providing that feeling of love with your students and with parents. A quick parent note home isn't as hard as you think. It's always so easy to write what went wrong, but sometimes we have a hard time letting those kiddos know how much we appreciate them. I
****SIMPLY SOCIAL STUDIES - FIRST GRADE ****
UNIT 2 - Families & Communities
What is Simply Social Studies all about?
Simply Social Studies is a Social Studies curriculum that covers grade appropriate concepts and objectives for First Grade. (Kindergarten is also available and can be found HER
This unit is perfect for your grade 2 celebrations and traditions unit for Ontario Social Studies.
Students will learn about families, diversity, cultures, celebrations and traditions with fun and hands on activities!
Over 100 pages of learning!
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Parent Communication Made Easy! This handy collection of tools and tips makes positive parent communication easy and stress-free! You'll find teacher notes, parent contact scripts, resources for parent conferences, grading charts, and more!
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Community helper graphic organizers and activities for Kindergarten/1st Social Studies.
*This bundle includes my full Paperless, Whiteboard-Based Morning Meeting product found HERE): as well as my full Paperless, Whiteboard-Based Afternoon Meeting product found HERE*
MORNING MEETING (View the full product listing HERE):
Do you enjoy the benefits of morning meeting but dread the prep a
Being able to identify and understand community signs is a crucial life skill. These activities help students recognize and understand the meaning of the different signs. Each of the activities come in different levels to scaffold and build upon students' understanding.
• Word Wall Card
If you are looking for something to completely engage your young readers in their Community Helpers learning, this resource is for you. (From Education to the Core)
• Close Read: 12 Page Mini-Book
• Four Graphic Organizers for Writing
• Writing Craftivity for Bulletin Board Display
What a labour of love this unit is!!!! This is my favourite unit to teach and I just couldn't stop adding to it! I finally stopped at 469 pages!
This unit has absolutely everything you need to teach your students about communities around the world.
*Australia (Updated: Octobe
Changing Family and Community Traditions cross curricular unit for the new Social Studies Curriculum…created in mind to help busy Grade 2 teachers fit it all in!
NEW FEBRUARY 2018: 10 updated Family Types posters
NEW NOVEMBER 2016: Bonus 12 page "Celebration Round-Up" added to go along with expec
First Week of School, Back to School Activities, Beginning of the Year, Classroom Community, Behavior Management, Character Education
UPDATED WITH 34 COMPUTER GENERATED PUZZLE PIECES!!
Puzzle "Peaces" Activity is great for the beginning of the school year or even when you just need to have that cl
Weekly Behavior Chart- Parent Communication Log
Daily boxes for teacher to write notes in or put a stamp/sticker on. You can also have your students color in the box if you use a color system. At the bottom is a weekly report for the teacher to fill out.
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Home and school communication is so important! These sheets allow students to participate in sharing their day with their parents using visual supports, checklists, and/or sentences. Multiple levels are included for a variety of students.
Print and go OR customize for your students!
This set of home-school communication notes is designed to allow teachers to provide individualized information about the student’s performance in limited time. In addition, there is a parent note for families designed to elicit information about sleeping and what the student did at home.
Community Helpers Math and Literacy Centers are loaded with fun, hands on school themed activities to help your students build math and literacy concepts! Literacy skills covered are letter identification, beginning sounds, handwriting, rhyme/word families, syllables, building vocabulary words, sigh
You never get a second chance to make a first impression...especially in the classroom.
This resource is filled with activities to get your school year off to the best possible start. With a student survey, teacher interview activity, writing prompt, and icebreakers, you’ll be able to keep your
Learning about community will be an interactive and memorable experience as your students create a keepsake scrapbook full of their own drawings, magazine cut outs, photos, and more!
Activities and pages included in this rockin' project:
1. Adorable cover page :)
These games and worksheets about safety signs are great for teaching and practicing community signs and environmental print around us! Included are a variety of safety and survival signs that are important for special education students to know.
Included in this pack are games, flashcards, word wa
This communities primary social studies resource was created to help students understand economics concepts related to types of communities, community helpers, goods, services, consumers, and producers. It incorporates lots of writing practice and hands-on activities. Great for grade 1, grade 2, an
Includes All About the Grocery Store, All About the Mall, All About the Park, and All About the Restaurant! Get all 4 units in this BUNDLE!
Making teaching life skills interactive and accessible to all leaners with this massive unit! Increase functional literacy skills while teaching your students
This is a very simple reader for Pre K-1 and ESL students. It contains repetitive text ("I am a ...") to help build fluency and confidence.
My class colored the book and then completed the activity on the last page. After we were done, we shared our pictures and sentences with the class to prac
This editable binder is full of pages to send home, labels to use, and more to add to your take home binders.
In this packet you will find these pages...almost all of them are editable so you can customize them to fit your needs!
-Covers (in color and black/white)
-1 inch and 1.5 inch spines (in
This unit has everything you need to teach community places to your special education or early childhood students!
Unit 1: athletic field, police station, school, fire station, airport, church, restaurant, vet, supermarket
Unit 2: aquarium, swimming pool, florist, waterfall, gym, hotel, auto repair
This innovative communication book is a combination of communication board and book. There are 28 strips of fringe vocabulary to accompany the main communication board, alphabet board, and colors board. Watch the video of how I use it to model language here!
Added bonuses: HUGE core board for class
I absolutely love these community trip units and so do my students! We use these units each month to help prepare for our community trips.
Each unit includes activities that connect to math and language arts concepts for cross-curricular learning, as well as social skills and community education.
This mega bundle features units that focus on 2nd grade community themes in social studies (although it can be used in 1st or 3rd grade as well. This bundle features all of my units 1-6 in a giant bundle that includes over 450 pages! You save when you bundle instead of buying them individually!
Grab this adorable freebie to use during your community helper unit. There are five different flip book pages that include:
All you have to do is take a picture of your students faces and attach to the flip book!
If you'd li
This Parent Communication set will be an added organizational tool for your classroom bookkeeping. It includes various versions of the Communication Log so you can choose one to best fit your needs.
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Community Helpers Literacy Activities and Centers! 80 pages! Great addition to your Community Helpers unit or use as centers! Includes vocabulary matching cards for games or pocketchart center, a printable emergent reader, many activities and printable that promote literacy, a writing activity, a
This Communities in Canada, Past and Present Bundle is a comprehensive resource addressing the 2013 Ontario Social Studies Curriculum for Grade 6, Strand A. Students are provided with many opportunities to explore the experiences and perspectives of diverse communities in historical and contemporar