Community Club
Community Club
Teacher's Guide
Recommended Books
Lesson 1: Read to Learn
Lesson 2 : Create a Picture Book
Lesson 3: Community Worker Trading Cards
Additional Resources

Teacher's Guide

Additional Resources

Following are recommended web links to support Community Club activities.

Ben’s Guide (K–2): Your Neighborhood
Click buildings in the virtual community to learn about the people who work there.

Community Helpers
Follow a kindergarten Web Quest created by the Lake Forest School district.

Fire Station Virtual Tours
Click fire stations to read about them, take virtual tours, and read interviews with firefighters.

Super Trooper
Learn about a police officer's equipment and duties.

The following resources are available at The Teacher Store.

20 Manipulative Mini-Books: Neighborhood and Community
by Kathleen M. Hollenbeck
Grades 1–3
Easy-to-make, interactive mini-books engage kids in reading and writing and teach key social studies concepts and vocabulary.

Reading-for-Meaning Mini-Books: Neighborhood and Community
by Maria Fleming
Grades K–1
Twelve Interactive Mini-Books invite kids to read, write, and cut and paste to help build reading comprehension skills.

15 Easy-to-Read Neighborhood & Community Mini-Book Plays
by Sheryl Ann Crawford, Nancy I. Sanders
Grades K–2
Every class will have fun developing reading skills, fluency, and confidence as they read these delightful mini-book plays. Titles include We Bring the Mail, Many Ways to Get Around, Fire Fighters, Follow the Map, Good Neighbors Help, and many more!

Community Helpers! Bulletin Board
Grades PreK–3
Colorful display of 15 community helpers that can also be used in career development discussions. Career name labels also included. Plastic-coated for color-fastness and durability, write-on, wipe-off surface.