Ch 1: Safety Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

If you teach a class that includes lessons on safety, this chapter can help you develop your curriculum. Explore comprehensive lesson plans, entertaining video and text lessons and other resources to enhance your class instruction.

Safety Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

The teacher resources in this chapter can help you create a well-rounded syllabus that includes comprehensive lessons on safety. Lesson plans provide you with topic ideas, lesson instructions, discussion questions and other fantastic tools to help you create lessons your students will enjoy. With each lesson plan is one or more video or text lessons students can review to enhance their safety knowledge. Among the items available in this chapter are the following:

  • Home safety basics
  • Tips for fire safety
  • Additional safety topics and resources!

Explore the lesson plans to get plenty of ideas for developing your safety curriculum. Share the lessons with your students, and allow them to take lesson quizzes to assess their understanding of the topics you cover.

How It Helps

  • Learning objectives: Shares a list of concepts your students should understand after completing your lessons
  • Suggested class materials: Provides a detailed list of class materials you should acquire for specific lessons or projects
  • Additional resources: Includes lessons and quizzes that can provide you with additional teaching and assessment tools

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning safety lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific home and fire safety topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your safety class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related safety lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important safety concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant life skills-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

29 Lessons in Chapter 1: Safety Lesson Plans
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Home Safety Lesson Plan

1. Home Safety Lesson Plan

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.

Home Safety Lesson for Kids: Tips & Checklist

2. Home Safety Lesson for Kids: Tips & Checklist

One of the most important things in our lives is where we live. In this lesson, we will discuss some home safety tips that will help you keep you and your family safe. At the end is a handy checklist to help you make home safety easy!

Fire Safety Lesson Plan

3. Fire Safety Lesson Plan

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.

Fire Safety Lesson for Kids: Facts & Tips

4. Fire Safety Lesson for Kids: Facts & Tips

Stop, Drop, and Roll sounds like a silly dance, but it is actually a fire safety technique that could save your life. This lesson will teach you ways to stay safe from fire and what to do if you encounter a fire.

Fire Prevention Lesson Plan

5. Fire Prevention Lesson Plan

This lesson plan presents fire prevention and safety in the workplace. Students will review text-based information, play a game to solidify acquired knowledge and participate in a safety-management project to demonstrate understanding.

Safety Signs Lesson Plan for Elementary School

6. Safety Signs Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Laboratory safety signs remind us how to stay safe while working in the lab. Your students will have a memorable learning experience as they read and discuss a lab safety signs text lesson, create lab safety posters, and take a quiz.

Workplace Safety Lesson Plan

7. Workplace Safety Lesson Plan

What kinds of safety risks exist in the workplace? This lesson plan explains the principles of workplace safety with the class using a video lesson. An activity gives students the chance to assess workplace safety.

Personal Safety Lesson Plan

8. Personal Safety Lesson Plan

This lesson plan covers a text lesson that will help you teach students how to identify and avoid personal danger. After instruction and discussion about personal safety, students will take part in an activity that involves developing their own personal safety plan.

Fire Safety Lesson Plan for High School

9. Fire Safety Lesson Plan for High School

Fires are very costly financially and to human life. Your students will learn how to stay safe and avoid fires as they read a text lesson, make fire safety awareness posters and take a quiz.

Fire Safety: Tips & Facts

10. Fire Safety: Tips & Facts

This lesson goes over some shocking fire safety statistics and some very important fire safety tips. It'll cover these topics from both a home fire and wildfire angle.

Lab Safety Equipment Lesson Plan

11. Lab Safety Equipment Lesson Plan

Lab safety equipment can help to decrease the ramifications of an accident in the lab. This lesson plan is an interesting way to introduce lab safety equipment to your students as they watch a video and complete lab safety equipment activities.

Electrical Safety Lesson Plan for Elementary School

12. Electrical Safety Lesson Plan for Elementary School

How can your students stay safe around electricity? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to explain key electrical safety points, then uses activities to extend and apply their understanding to real-life situations.

Home Alone Safety Lesson Plan

13. Home Alone Safety Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, students will learn how to stay safe when they are home alone. They will learn tips and strategies and complete a role-playing activity to demonstrate their understanding.

Agriculture Safety Lesson Plan

14. Agriculture Safety Lesson Plan

We depend on agricultural workers for our food. Your students will learn statistics and ways for agricultural workers to stay safe as they read a text lesson and create safety posters for a farm.

Agriculture Safety: Tips & Statistics

15. Agriculture Safety: Tips & Statistics

This lesson goes over some important agricultural safety statistics. Then you'll learn about a few important agricultural safety tips that should get you started on the right track to working safely in agriculture.

Distracted Driving Lesson Plan

16. Distracted Driving Lesson Plan

People do so many things while driving, which makes driving less safe. Your students will learn about distracted driving as they watch a video, create distracted driver posters and take a quiz.

Driving & Texting Lesson Plan

17. Driving & Texting Lesson Plan

Open up a discussion about the dangers of texting and driving with your students. Students will also create a commerical to discourage others from texting and driving.

Stranger Danger Lesson Plan

18. Stranger Danger Lesson Plan

Personal safety is always something important for students to learn. This lesson plan will introduce your students to several ideas about self-defense, as well as let them practice synthesizing and presenting information for a specific audience.

Fire Prevention Week Lesson Plan

19. Fire Prevention Week Lesson Plan

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.

Health Awareness Activities

20. Health Awareness Activities

These activities help teach health awareness to your students by allowing them to actively participate in their learning. Through both individual and group activities, your students will learn about conditions and diseases that can occur as well as tips to stay healthy.

Fire Safety Week Activities

21. Fire Safety Week Activities

If your class is observing Fire Safety Week, check out these activities for elementary students to address both fire prevention and how to respond to fires.

Internet Safety Discussion Questions

22. Internet Safety Discussion Questions

Internet safety is a big concern in today's tech-obsessed world. Middle and high school students may not see the dangers they face. Use these discussion questions to get them thinking and bring to light important issues about their online lives.

Fire Safety Classroom Activities

23. Fire Safety Classroom Activities

When talking about fire safety in your middle school classrooms, use the following activities to help prepare students for what to do in the case of a fire in their home or school.

Fire Safety Cooking Activities

24. Fire Safety Cooking Activities

Talking with your high school students about fire safety while cooking is one of the most valuable ways you can prepare them for the real world. These activities will help them expand their knowledge and educate their peers.

Fire Safety Craft Activities

25. Fire Safety Craft Activities

Increase your middle school students' awareness of fire safety with these craft activities. Students will work together and independently to create engaging and education crafts related to fire safety.

Fire Safety Fine Motor Activities

26. Fire Safety Fine Motor Activities

These activities are designed to help you practice both fine motor skills and fire safety awareness with young children. These are intended for preschoolers and kindergarteners, though they can be adapted for other ages as well.

Fire Safety Gross Motor Activities

27. Fire Safety Gross Motor Activities

The following activities are designed to help your middle school students learn about fire safety while practicing or improving upon their gross motor skills.

Fire Safety Science Activities

28. Fire Safety Science Activities

High school students will participate in hands-on activities to give them a deep understanding of how science relates to fire safety. Students will work collaboratively to investigate oil vs water fires, flammability and different types of extinguishers.

Emergency Services Craft Activities

29. Emergency Services Craft Activities

Use these activities to help early learners understand the role of different emergency services and their workers. These activities are designed with preschool and early elementary students in mind.

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