Keep Your Family Safe From Fire

Grades 1-2 Lessons on Fire Safety

In the classic story Alice in Wonderland, the character Alice enters a strange and mysterious world and must find her way home. This program, "Have Two Ways Out," brings together Sparky the Fire Dog® and Alice in a fantasy wonderland where, no matter where they are, they need to have two ways out in case of a fire emergency. In real life, it's important that your students always have two ways out of every room in their homes in case of fire.

Use the lessons and activities from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Scholastic to both teach essential fire-safety information and also build skills aligned with English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. Then send home the family pages to continue the learning at home. We hope you enjoy these materials!

Lesson Plans

New! Lesson 1: Have Two Ways Out
Students will learn to have two ways out of every room and to go to an outside meeting place by using illustrations to describe the setting, characters, and events in a story.

New! Lesson 2: Get Outside, Stay Outside
By applying grade-level phonics and word analysis skills, students will learn to have two ways out, practice an escape plan, and go to an outside meeting place and stay there.

New! Lesson 3: Fire-Safety Reading Review
Students will ask and answer questions based on informational text in order to better understand how to choose an outside meeting place with their families.

From Campaign 2011: Lesson 1: Fairy-Tale Match
Have students review the steps of a fire escape plan, and match fairy-tale characters to their fire safety activity.

From Campaign 2011: Lesson 2: The Steps to Fire Safety
Review the steps to fire safety and solve the safety puzzle.

From Campaign 2011: Lesson 3: A Home Fire-Escape Plan
Review with students how to work with their families to best prepare for the event of a fire.

From Campaign 2010: LESSON 1: PICTURE IT!
Help kids learn to identify objects related to fire safety.

From Campaign 2010: LESSON 2: WHEN THE SMOKE ALARM SOUNDS…
Go over how to respond to a fire and develop an emergency plan.

From Campaign 2010: LESSON 3: MY SMOKE ALARM BOOK
Assist students in understanding and retaining information about fire safety.

From Campaign 2009: Practice Fire Safety All Year Long
Students practice and build sequencing skills as they put together their own comic story.

From Campaign 2008: Lesson 1: Listen to a Story
Fire Prevention Week is the perfect time to help students and families create a home fire-escape plan and teach valuable lessons about fire safety and fire prevention.

From Campaign 2008: Lesson 3: Role-Play Fire Safety
In this lesson activity, students will draw fire-safety pictures to show what they learned about fire hazards.

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