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Lesson 11: Safety-Smart Presentations


In this lesson, student teams present their safety campaigns to the class. They review the steps to being a safety ambassador: choosing to be safe, thinking ahead and helping others. During the presentations, students complete an activity sheet to personalize the learning by listing the safety rule for each topic that is most important for them to follow. They receive certificates to celebrate their role of helping others be safe.

Note: This advocacy lesson continues the work begun in Lesson 10.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Give factual information to improve the safety and injury prevention of others.
  2. State personal beliefs to improve safety and injury prevention of others.
  3. Demonstrate how to persuade others to make choices to promote safety and avoid or reduce injury.
  4. Describe practices that promote safety and reduce or prevent injuries.

Time: 50 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • S-1: Follow appropriate safety rules when riding in or on a motor vehicle.
  • S-3: Use safety equipment appropriately and correctly.
  • S-4: Apply safety rules and procedures to avoid risky behaviors and injury.
  • S-5: Avoid safety hazards in the home and community.
  • S-8: Support others to avoid risky behaviors and be safe.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.5.3: Describe ways in which safe and healthy school and community environments can promote personal health.
  • Performance Indicator 1.5.4: Describe ways to prevent common childhood injuries and health problems.
  • Standard 7: Practicing Health-Enhancing Behaviors
  • Performance Indicator 7.5.1: Identify responsible personal health behaviors.
  • Standard 8: Advocacy
  • Performance Indicator 8.5.1: Express opinions and give accurate information about health issues.
  • Performance Indicator 8.5.2: Encourage others to make positive health choices.
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