Community Helpers Social Studies Lesson Plans

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
Resource Type
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70 pages
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This unit teaches first graders about the occupations in their community. They will discuss why different careers are important, the roles of various professionals, and the consequences of community helpers not preforming their duties. This unit consists of four 30-45 minute lessons. In addition to the four lesson plans, there are 9 informational reading comprehension passages, a 6 page interactive emergent reader, and a writing craftivity template for each community helper.

The occupations included in the unit are:




Garbage Collector

Fire Fighter

Police Officer

Crossing Guard



Mail Carrier

Included in the unit are:

-4 lesson plans

-2 supplemental powerpoints

- 18 pages of printables and worksheets

- 9 Reading Comprehension Passages

-9 Writing Craftivity Templates

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Note: This download is a .zip folder containing a .pdf file and two powerpoint files.

Total Pages
70 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
4 days
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