Overview - WHO AM I? COMMUNITY HELPERS
Who Am I?-Community Helpers, by Rosie Simms, introduces students to a variety of workers who provide important services in the community. This fun, interactive board game promotes oral-language development and community and job awareness as students answer key questions about the jobs these helpers do, the places they work, and the special tools and equipment they use.
Community Helpers Covered
auto mechanic, bank teller, cashier, coach, construction worker,cook, dentist, doctor, farmer, fast food worker, firefighter, garbagecollector, hair stylist, judge, librarian, lifeguard, mail carrier, nurse,paramedic, pharmacist, pilot, plumber, police officer, school busdriver, teacher, television reporter, veterinarian, and waiter
Each community helper is photographed in the actual uniform or outfit he or she wears while on the job. To help with identification, each worker holds a tool he or she regularly uses.
How Game Works
When a player lands on a game-board square or selects a draw card, he or she must identify the given community helper. After correctly naming the community helper, the player spins to seewhich of three additional questions he or she will answer.
• What do I do?
• Where do I work?
• What do I use?
Cues and Prompts
Teachers are encouraged to use cues and prompts during game play to ensure success for all students. Suggestions and sample dialogues for effective cueing are included in the teacher's guide. An optional reproducible score sheet is also available for teachers who want to add a competitive aspect to the game.
Game Board with 12 full-color photographs and 4 draw-card squares, 18 full-color Draw Cards, a Spinner with three questions, 6 Playing Pieces, a Game Die, and a Teacher's Guide withinstructions and suggested answers.