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This is a week-long fire safety unit. Students will learn fire safety procedures, what firefighters do, and the difference in fighting fires in schools, home, forests and on water. Internet games will reinforce fire safety knowledge.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will state at least three safety rules. Students will demonstrate dialing the emergency number 9-1-1. Students will explain or demonstrate the stop, drop, roll procedure to use in case clothing catches on fire. Students will explain the escape plan for a fire drill at school. Students will discuss at least 2-3 important duties of a firefighter.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
Greater than 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Fire Fighters Books: (can adapt other books to this list) A Day in the Life of a Firefighter by Linda Hayward Fire Fighters by Norma Simon Fire! Fire! by Gail Gibbons Video tape "Be Cool About Fire Safety" (Allstate Insurance company video) TV/VCR touch tone telephone (can be a teacher-made phone pad) KWL Chart
Technology Resources Needed:
Computer(s) with Internet access
Students must have a general knowledge of using a mouse and/ or keyboard to play several of the games.
The teacher will ask students the following: (1) tell 2-3 duties of a firefighter (2) demonstrate the stop, drop, roll method (3) dial 9-1-1 for an emergency call (4) tell one thing a firefighter does in a forest fire and/or house fire (5) describe one escape route on a school fire drill.
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for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.