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Here is a fire safety lesson specifically designed for blind or visually impaired teens. They will attempt to exit the building safely, feeling for hot spots, heat drafts, and obstacles. A hairdryer, tape recorded fire sounds, and verbal directions allow learners to respond the way they should in a real fire.
Students explore fire safety and prevention through various activities led by the teacher. in this safety instructional activity, students role play how to "stop, drop, and roll" if their clothes catch on fire. Students sing songs, recite poems, and perform finger plays to help them remember other fire safety rules. Many other resources that could be used in a primary grade fire safety unit are included.
Students discover the importance of fire safety. In this fire prevention lesson, students identify problems in a house that could lead to a fire and draw their own homes that include the appropriate fire prevention tools. The students compile their work to create a book of house drawings.
Students investigate the hazards of fires and how to best protect themselves and their family. In this home safety lesson, students examine the importance of a smoke detector and discover how many homes are missing them among their fellow classmates. Students hand out "safety bags" which include a donated smoke detector and a fire safety flyer to people in need.
Students collect data regarding fire safety and create a graph. Working in small groups, they administer a survey to family and friends regarding their attitudes toward fire safety. After data has been gathered, students graph their results and present them to the class. Lesson plans vary by grade level.
Learners learn what to do to in case of an emergency. For this fire safety lesson, students read books about firemen, discuss what a fireman does and complete a fire safety poem. They practice the fire escape route at school, discuss stop, drop and roll and play fire tag. Learners are also introduced to 911 and the importance of smoke alarms in the home.
Students identify fire safety procedures. After the teacher reads several stories about fire safety, students watch a short video about fires. Students videotape each other demonstrating the proper "Stop, Drop, and Roll" technique. They assemble a paper fire truck, take a field trip to a fire station, and visit with Smokey the Bear.
Students list some of the fire-safety rules with which they are familiar. Write the rules on a black/whiteboard or chart paper. They then identify the reason why each rule is a good rule. They talk about the words from the News Word Box and then complete the sentences on the Students page. They then read the article as a class.
Students read a story called Learning Fire Safety Can Help Save Lives and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this fire safety lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, and creating a fire safety poster.