Home Safety Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Give your students tools to use to be safe when they aren't in your care. This lesson plan outlines ways students can be safe in their homes, explaining common dangers and ways to protect themselves. Follow up with a helpful activity.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • identify common dangers in homes
  • explain ways to remain safe at home
  • create a home safety checklist
  • prepare an emergency escape route for home


45 minutes


  • Copies of our lesson or reading devices to view lesson online
  • Paper and pencils
  • Chart paper
  • Copy of your fire escape plan for your classroom

Key Vocabulary

  • Flammable
  • Radon
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Mold
  • Bacteria

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3

Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4

Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

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