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The second Saturday of September is recognized annually as World First Aid Day. In this First Aid Day activity, learners read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, unscramble words and sentences, put phrases in order, write discussion questions and conduct a survey. A homework assignment synthesizes student research, and the informational passage is available to hear through a link on the site.
Everyone gets minor cuts and scrapes now and then. Provide your special education class with the skills they needs to clean and bandage a small wound. Use read marker (fake blood) on your arm and show your class how to wash and dress it. They practice dressing their wounds while discussing what to do in an emergency situation.
Students explain what items make up a First Aid Kit and what the purpose of the items is. They draw and label at least 10 items that go into a First Aid Kit. On the back cover, they list these items and explain how the item is used.
Eighth graders research, write, edit and publish a class newspaper focusing on topics related to first aid. They research how to care for injuries and write informative articles for the paper. Students compile the articles to produce a complete newspaper.
Students engage in a hands-on activity to create their own first aid booklet. In small groups, students define the terms, using their own words, then use the dictionary to complete definitions for any remaining words.
Students explain appropriate procedures for responding to personal, school and community emergencies and demonstrate basic first aid skills.
Students discover general rules and procedures for giving first aid. In this first aid lesson, students identify three cases in which first aid must be given immediately, illustrate ways to stop bleeding, and demonstrate the proper method of giving artificial respiration.
Learners demonstrate how much they know concerning first-aid using real life examples to figure out what to do in emergency situations.
When you're a teacher you encounter a wide variety of situations, some of which require first aid. Brush up on your bandaging skills with this informative video. It demonstrates the proper way to bandage and apply pressure to a wound or laceration.
Attention coaches, PE teachers, and playground attendants! This video does a great job demonstrating the process needed to determine whether or not an individual has a sprained or fractured ankle. It shows good first aid in the workplace that can be used in the classroom or playground as well.
First aid could be needed at any time, its good for teachers, students, and parents to be able to respond correctly. Learn how to care for an arm laceration. This is a thorough video that can be useful in a wide variety of contexts.
In this health worksheet, students find the vocabulary terms tied to the teaching of first aid and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
For this health worksheet, high schoolers find the words that are related to first aid and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
In this health worksheet, students find the words that are related to the vocabulary of first aid. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
What is an actual emergency situation and what should you do to prepare for it? Learners will identify a variety of emergency situations and the appropriate way to address first aid concerns to minimize injuries. They will also discover the planning and preparedness strategies for dealing with emergencies through resources and practice.
Students study first aid procedures using websites. They research first aid procedures and create an illustrated booklet to instruct others.
Students create and play a game to demonstrate their understanding of the skills, cues, and strategies used in first aid.
Fourth graders come to the aid of others. In this personal health lesson plan, 4th graders acquire the skills for providing first aid for choking victims, including demonstrating the Heimlich maneuver.
Students demonstrate basic animal first-aid techniques. Students practice these skills on stuffed animals, responding to their injuries promptly. Students work together in groups to practice these new found skills. Students demonstrate their first-aid techniques in front of the rest of the class.
High schoolers complete a pre-test to determine what they already know about what to do in an emergency. In groups, they read real-life scenerios and decide what the proper way to handle the situation. To end the instructional activity, they present their findings to the class and complete a post-test.