Media Center Resources
We have many series of books about community helpers. One such series is entitled Community Helpers. This series includes books about: bakers, construction workers, custodians, dentists, firefighters, garbage collectors, police officers and more.
Another series is Community Helpers: We need…. This includes information about plumbers, TV reporters, zoo keepers, farmers, park rangers and more.
Please let me know what you are looking for and I will gather the books you need!
Construction worker. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/construction-worker/624462
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Doctor. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/doctor/611075
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Firefighter. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/firefighter/624512
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Firefighting. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/firefighting/353128
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Contains 2 pictures and 2 short videos.
Nursing. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/nursing/353552
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Plumber. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/plumber/611131
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Police. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/police/400150
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Contains many pictures and 2 short videos.
Teacher. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/teacher/611088
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Veterinary medicine. (2017). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://school.eb.com.proxygsu-sric.galileo.usg.edu/levels/elementary/article/veterinary-medicine/399638
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I have created a project in myOn that contains a book list of community helper books. The project is called : Community Helpers. You can search for it using the tag: mes. It includes such titles as day in the life of...firefighter, teacher, police officer, librarian, garbage collector, doctor, dentist, and MANY more.
Discovery Education Resources
Discovery Education has a Content Collection Section dedicated to community helpers. It includes many videos and project boards.
Community Helpers: Doctors and Nurses
Community Health Helpers
Wonderscape, 2016. Social Studies Kids: Exploring Your Community and Its Workers. [Full Video]. Available from http://www.discoveryeducation.com
“Communicates the wide variety of people, workers, and institutions necessary to make a community function, and briefly summarizes the differences between urban, suburban, and rural communities. The program also gives specific details on the responsibilities of numerous types of workers, such as mail carriers, doctors, firefighters, teachers, garbage collectors, mayors, and more, and includes a video quiz at the end of each segment.”
Grade(s) K-2, 3-5