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Lesson 15: You Can Think Ahead to Prevent Fires


In this lesson, students explore fire safety issues. They learn the definitions of “danger” and “emergency” and discuss how fire is one kind of emergency. They examine a picture to identify fire safety hazards in the home and suggest what should change to reduce the risk. They learn two basic safety rules for preventing fires, complete an activity sheet to identify fire smart actions, and take home a family sheet to help them discuss fire safety with their parents or guardians.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Identify fire safety hazards in the home.
  2. Apply safety rules for preventing fires.

Time: 35 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • S-4: Apply safety rules and procedures to avoid risky behaviors and injury.
  • S-5: Avoid safety hazards in the home and community.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.2.4: List ways to prevent common childhood injuries.
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