- Everyone plays an important role in fire safety- everyone in the household should help create an escape plan and practice is regularly
- Learn that families should walk through the home, inspect all possible exits, and identify two possible exits in every room—example of two exits would be a door and a window
- Practice your escape plan—if there is smoke or fire blocking your first exit, use the second exit
- Remember to go low under smoke and get out fast!
Your Escape Plan
Everyone in the home should help create an escape plan and practice it regularly. Teach students that families should walk through the home, inspect possible exits, and identify two ways out of every room. Remember to go low, go under smoke, and get out fast!
Preparing for Your Lesson
Each lesson is designed to take approximately 20 minutes of educator or parent preparation and 30 minutes of classroom time. You can adjust the lessons as needed in order to better serve your students and incorporate into your existing curriculum.
We’ve created the modules below to help you better understand the content:
Lesson & Discussion:
Objectives of This Lesson
Students should learn that part of their fire escape plan should also include establishing a safe meeting place for everyone in their household.
Choose an Activity
Following the activities at the end of the lesson, the students should take some time to reflect on what they’ve learned about safe and unsafe items. As a class, take a few minutes to have the students write about the lesson in their journals.