This product contains 2 classroom guidance lessons. These lessons do double duty to introduce career development AND practice Common Core State Standards that students are learning in the academic classroom. Students listen to a story about 4 community helpers working together to solve a big problem (Community Helpers Save the Day
for Kindergarten) or 4 community helpers working together when one of them needs help (Community Helpers Save the Day...Again
for first grade) and then create a picture graph to represent students' choices for careers from the story that are interesting to them! Kindergarteners create the graph and count the number of items in each category, and first graders go further with data points discussing how many more/less in each category.
CCSS addressed include: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.MD.B.3: Classify objects in given categories; count the number of objects in each category and sort the categories by count. and CCSS. MATH.CONTENT.1.MD.C.4: Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.
Includes lesson plans (CCSS standard addressed, objectives, outline, materials list, and ASCA standards alignment), printables, example graphs, Community Helpers Save the Day storybook, and Community Helpers Save the Day...Again storybook.
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