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Lesson 13: Setting a Goal to Be Safety Smart


In this lesson, students review the different safety smart actions they’ve been learning. They create a safety smart rule book featuring their safety smart activity sheets. Then they learn some simple steps for goal setting and choose a safety smart behavior they intend to practice.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Describe how injuries can be prevented.
  2. Identify a realistic personal short-term goal to make safety smart choices to avoid or reduce injury.
  3. Take steps to achieve a personal goal to avoid or reduce injury.
  4. Identify people who can help achieve a personal goal to avoid or reduce injury.

SEL Connection

  • self-management

Time: 50 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • PA-6: Avoid injury during physical activity.
  • S-4: Apply safety rules and procedures to avoid risky behaviors and injury.
  • S-5: Avoid safety hazards in the home and community.
  • S-6: Recognize and avoid dangerous surroundings.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.2.4: List ways to prevent common childhood injuries.
  • Standard 6: Goal Setting
  • Performance Indicator 6.2.1: Identify a short-term personal health goal and take action toward achieving the goal.
  • Performance Indicator 6.2.2: Identify who can help when assistance is needed to achieve a personal health goal.
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