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The Comparing Community Helpers Lesson

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Comparing Community Helpers

This comparison/contrast lesson was created
by Northern Nevada first grade teacher
Nakea French

The intended "mentor text" to be used when teaching this writing across the curriculum lesson is the picture book Come on, Rain by Karen Hesse. Before writing, students should listen to and discuss the writing style of this book's author.

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Washoe County teachers, click here to search for this book at the county library.

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