The importance of community helpers is a building block of civics understanding. Students investigate who community helpers are and how they have changed over time through primary source analysis, then match historical and contemporary images of community helpers. After, have students draw a picture of themselves as community helpers and/or a community helper in their community and share stories about those people.
Primary Source Learning: Community Helpers Then & Now
primary source set
Community Helpers Teacher Guide
engage with history through primary sources
What are Primary Sources?
KidCitizen introductory interactive episode
Art, Civics, English Language Arts, Social Studies
community, community helpers, then and now