Fire Safety Lesson Plan

Instructor: Josh Corbat

Josh has taught Earth Science and Physical Science at the High School level and holds a Master of Education degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Use this lesson plan guide your instruction of fire safety with your students. This plan makes used of an age-appropriate text lesson before students get a chance to practice evacuating a building. Finish the lesson off with a creative activity to help gauge what students have learned.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • list ways to prevent fire accidents
  • explain what a smoke detector is and what it does
  • provide the five steps necessary for an escape plan
  • demonstrate the 'Stop-Drop-Roll' technique for extinguishing fire


1 hour - 1.5 hours

Curriculum Standards


Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.


Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.


  • Chart paper
  • Markers/crayons/colored pencils
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue

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