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Learning Resource Type

Classroom Resource

Being Safe at Home

Subject Area

Social Studies




This classroom resource from Epic! is a book that describes basic rules for what to do and what not to do to be safe at home. This book can be used to teach students rules that exist in the classroom as well as at home and in the community. The book includes home safety rules, a glossary, additional websites, and a quiz that can be assigned to students.

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    Social Studies (2010) Grade(s): KG


    Describe how rules provide order, security, and safety in the home, school, and community.

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    • order
    • security
    • safety
    • construct
    • consequence
    • procedure
    • obey
    • rule


    Students know:
    • The classroom has rules that, when followed, help everyone learn.
    • Following the rules and respecting others should result in positive benefits.
    • The difference between a rule and a procedure.
    • Vocabulary: rule, procedure, order, security, safety, consequence, construct


    Students are able to:
    • Perform classroom and school procedures as prompted by the teacher.
    • Recite the classroom rules and the consequences of breaking a particular rule.
    • Participate in the creation of classroom rules.
    • Participates in the discussion of community rules and laws.


    Students understand that:
    • Rules exist in the classroom as well as the school, home, and the community.
    • Rules are necessary for people to live and work together.
    • There are consequences to breaking the rules.
    • Procedures are guides that show us how to do things in the most effective way.
    • Procedures are used often, sometimes daily, in the school, class, home and community in order to be efficient and to know what is expected of them.
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