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Here is a bingo vocabulary game about people who provide service in a community
Language Arts, Social Studies
By – RaSheldra Rogers
Primary Subject – Social Studies
Secondary Subjects – Language Arts
Grade Level – 1
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Addressed:
- 113.3.b Social Studies, Grade 1.
- (1.6) Geography. The student understands various physical and human characteristics of the environment. The student is expected to:
- (C) identify and describe the human characteristics of places such as ways of earning a living.
- (1.9) Economics. The student understands the value of work. The student is expected to:
- (A) describe the requirements of various jobs.
- (1.11) Government. The student understands the role of authority figures and public officials. The student is expected to:
- (C) identify the responsibilities of authority figures in the home, school, and community.
- Describe why it is a good thing to provide a service to your community.
- Identify written words as they are spoken
- Recognize words that look familiar
List of Materials Needed:
- Bingo cards with occupation names (20)
- Bingo chips (200+)
- Word cards
- Teacher created worksheet
- Make bingo boards, a key, and a worksheet.
- The Bingo boards and chips must be set up before hand.
- Stay at desk for the activity.
- Students will not need anything out.
Establish Set/ Motivation/Introduction:
- “Do you guys like to play games? Well, today we are going to play Bingo, but in the way I like to play it – the social studies way!!! It’s a black out!!”
- “Everyone tip toe to your seat (if sitting on carpet).”
- “Remove everything from your desk.”
- Ask students what comes to mind when you say the word “community.”
- Write the correct definition of the word on the board: “a group of people living in one area.”
- Ask students to name some community members they may know.
- Warn students that when you pass out the boards and chips, “do not touch it or you will not be able to play.”
- Teacher passes out the boards and chips.
- Explain the rules when the students get quite.
- “I will give you a job or a explanation of what a person does. You will have the answer on your bingo card sheet. If I say, “I work at a doctor’s office” and you see “nurse” on your card, then that is your answer.”
- “So, is everyone ready to play Bingo?”
- “Pay attention, because at the end, I will give you a worksheet to fill out and it will be graded.”
- “Stay in your seat, open your ears, and if you need me to repeat, raise your hand.”
- “I will say the clue twice.”
- Teacher will pull clue from the bag, say the description and wait for them to place chips on board. Repeat over and over until someone has a Bingo.
- Make sure you walk around, just in case someone needs help.
- What does a nurse do for the people that go to a clinic?
- What does a police officer do?
- What do the firefighters do?
- What does a teacher do?