- Everyone plays an important role in fire safety—everyone in your house should help create an escape plan and practice it regularly
- Walk through your home together, inspect all possible exits, and identify two possible exits in every room—for example, 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 your home should help create an escape plan and practice it regularly. Together you should walk through your home, inspect possible exits, and identify two ways out of every room. Remember to go low, go under smoke, and get out fast!
Objectives of This Lesson
Children should learn that part of their fire escape plan should also include establishing a safe meeting place for everyone in their household.
Daily Journal (Optional)
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.
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