This Community Helpers Unit w/Real Photos is packed full of hands-on activities for your community helpers theme.
Activities Included With This Community Helpers Unit:
1. Adapted Book (Interactive Book) w/ interactive matching pieces
2. 1 Set of Interactive Bulletin Board Community Helpers Posters (10 total)
3. Who Goes With What Community Helpers Matching Mat
4 3 Sets of "Big Flips" Matching Activities
5. 1 Set of Community Helpers WH-Questions
Suggestions for how to use this unit:
The teacher or therapist will read the adapted book with students, as students follow along, match the correct pictures to each page, and learn to identify who each community helper is, and how they help us.
Doctors help us.
They help us when we are sick or hurt.
Police officers help us.
They help keep us safe.
Who Goes With What Matching Mat:
In a small group, center or independent work station, students will match each community helper to the object that they use.
Community Helpers Big Flips Matching Activities:
There are three sets included for students working at three different levels. Level 1--Matching community helpers, picture to picture. Level 2--Matching each community helper to the word. Level 3--Matching each community helper to the sentence that describes them.
Community Helpers Wh-Questions:
This set of WH Questions includes 20 different questions about community helpers. Students can indicate their answers by pointing, clipping, or using a dry erase marker. Sample questions include:
Who works at a hospital?
Who works at a school?
Which vehicle does a police officer drive?
Which vehicle does a farmer use?
Who works at a post office?
Interactive Bulletin Board Posters:
The interactive bulletin board posters can be displayed on your interactive bulletin board. Students can interact with the poster by matching the correct community helper to each poster. You can also print and laminate a second set for your workstations or centers and put them on a metal ring to create another work task.
If your students enjoy working on sorting with real photos, they may also enjoy the Sorting Mats With Real Photos Set or "Sorting Our World" File Folder Games Bundle found below:
Sorting Mats With Real Photos
Sorting Our World File Folder Games
For more hands-on identifying community helpers activities, please see the link below:
Hands-On Community Helpers Activities