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Lesson 19: You Can Call for Help When You Need It


This lesson teaches how to call for emergency help. Students learn and practice procedures for dialing 9-1-1 for help in an emergency, including what to say and the importance of staying on the line for instructions on what to do.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how to call 9-1-1 or 0 to locate community health helpers for help in an emergency.

Time: 45 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 4.2.4: 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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