ERIC Number: ED408213
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
When I Grow Up: The Community Helper Resource Book. Grades Pre-K-1.
Timmons, Dayle; Rogers, Kerry
This book is designed to help teachers construct learning centers focusing on the community and community helpers. By using dramatic creative play and simulations, students become more aware of occupations and potential career choices. The career center provides a thematic approach to career education and a foundation for individual and group activities in the classroom. The resource book contains ideas, activities, and patterns for 10 community centers, with additional ideas for more. The table of contents lists: (1) Introduction; (2) "Bakery"; (3) "Post Office"; (4) "Hospital"; (5) "Grocery Store"; (6) "Fire Station"; (7) "Dentist"; (8) "Police Station"; (9) "Italian Restaurant"; (10) "School"; (11) "The Community"; and (12) Index. (EH)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Community, Community Characteristics, Community Resources, Learning Activities, Learning Centers (Classroom), Neighborhoods, Primary Education, Social Studies
Fearon Teacher Aids, P.O. Box 480, 299 Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054-0480; telephone: (201) 739-8568 (FE 3861).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Illustrations by Tracy LaRue Hall.