Vocabulary & Language: Make Action Word Flashcards
Write each action word from the text on an index card.
On the other side of the card, draw a picture of the action word.
Show the picture side of the cards to a partner so he or she can guess the action words.
Response Writing: Ask Questions About a Job
Think of a job you would like to know more about.
Use the question words who, what, where, when, and why to write or dictate questions you can ask someone who does this job. For example: Who do you ____? What ____ do you ____? Where do you ____? When do you ____? Why ____?
Use this learning guide to walk your child through the lesson. Explore additional Review & Extend activities together.
Day 3 Activity
Let’s Watch: Helping Hands
Watch the video Helping Hands to learn more about different ways we can help each other.
Discuss the Video
Name two things the characters did to help out. How can you lend a hand?
Let’s Read: Give and Take
If you want something, you can give away something else or help someone. Read how that works!
Draw a map of your community or neighborhood. Label the different jobs you see people doing. How else do you see people helping?
Have children tell a story about themselves or someone they know being a helper. Encourage them with prompts, such as “And then what happened?” They can also act out the story with costumes and props. Discuss how helping others can make a community strong.