Fire Prevention Week Lesson Plan

Instructor: John Hamilton

John has tutored algebra and SAT Prep and has a B.A. degree with a major in psychology and a minor in mathematics from Christopher Newport University.

Educate your students on the importance of fire prevention with this helpful lesson plan. They will study a text lesson about fire safety, take a related quiz to test their newfound knowledge, draw fire escape plans, and look up answers to discussion questions.

Learning Objectives

After studying this lesson on fire prevention your students will be able to:

  • Recap some safety tips for evacuating from a burning home quickly
  • Explain some safety tips to prevent a wildfire from starting
  • Recite statistics related to both home fires and wildfires

Length

1 - 1.5 Hours

Materials

  • Colored markers
  • Construction paper (one small sheet per person, and one large sheet per group)
  • Copy of the text lesson Fire Safety: Tips & Facts along with the related lesson quiz
  • Internet access
  • Writing implements

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.2

Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.8

Distinguish among facts, reasoned judgment based on research findings, and speculation in a text.

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