October 2023

Firefighter Challenge!

Explore This Issue

Listen and Read

Extend the Lesson

Dress the Firefighter

Videos (2)

Videos (2)

Games (1)

Skill-Building Sheets

Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Children will recognize the hard work firefighters do by analyzing the contest they participate in.


Social Studies Focus:

fire safety


ELA Skills:

key details, vocabulary, writing, diagrams


Page 4 Skill:

text features



challenge, pride, mannequin, baton, championship



RI.2.1 key details; RI.2.2 identify the main topic; RI.2.4 determine meanings of words; RI.2.5 use text features; RI.2.7 diagrams; RI.2.10 read informational texts; W.2.1 writing; SL.2.1 collaborative conversations; SL.2.3 ask and answer questions


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