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Lesson 17: You Can Call for Help in an Emergency


In this skills-based lesson, students review the definition of an emergency. They learn the steps for calling 9-1-1 to get help when needed, see the skill modeled and then have an opportunity to practice the correct procedure for calling for help in an emergency.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how to call 9-1-1 for help in an emergency.
  2. Demonstrate how to effectively ask for help in an emergency.

Time: 40 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • S-7: Get help for oneself or others when injured or suddenly ill.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 3: Accessing Resources
  • Performance Indicator 3.2.2: Identify ways to locate school and community health helpers.
  • Standard 4: Communication
  • Performance Indicator 4.2.3: Demonstrate ways to respond in an unwanted, threatening, or dangerous situation.
  • Performance Indicator 4.2.4: Demonstrate ways to tell a trusted adult if threatened or harmed.
  • Standard 7: Practicing Health-Enhancing Behaviors
  • Performance Indicator 7.2.2: Demonstrate behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.
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