4th Grade

Featured Lesson(4.1)
"Community Jobs"

Lesson: "Community Jobs"

In this lesson, children will think about how different jobs in their communities can help others. Students will work independently to make lists of jobs that help others. Then, they will share in groups and discuss how the jobs benefit their communities, and choose some to share with the whole class. Students will help eachother recognize that there are a variety of helpful jobs all around them.




Media: "Prairie Dawn's Dream"

Prairie Dawn is thinking about jobs in her community, and what jobs she could have that help others. She thinks about designing houses, or becoming a nurse, teacher, firefighter or chef. What jobs can help others in the community? Prarie Dawn learns about how Nina helps others with her bicycle shop.




Students will make a list of jobs that are helpful to others.