Stay Fire Smart

Campaign 2008: Prevent Home Fires

Sparky the Fire Dog® is on a campaign to help students and their families across the nation learn to Prevent Home Fires. But Sparky needs help from teachers to help make his campaign successful. Throughout the year, use these lessons and activities to help bring fire-safety awareness to your class, your school, and your community. Together, we can prevent home fires.

Lesson Plans

From Campaign 2008: Lesson 1: Listen to a Story
(K-2) Invite students to use listening comprehension skills to answer questions about fire safety.

From Campaign 2008, Lesson 2: Draw A Fire-Safety Picture
(K-2) Have students draw fire-safety pictures to show what they learned about fire hazards. Share your students' artwork with use for a chance to be featured on this site.

From Campaign 2008: Lesson 3: Role-Play Fire Safety
(K-2) Conduct role-play activities to help students learn what to do in case of a fire.

From Campaign 2008: Lesson 1: Write a Persuasive Speech
(3-5) Students will write a speech for Sparky the Fire Dog that persuades the whole country to pay attention to fire safety. Share your students' speeches with us for a chance to be featured on this site.

From Campaign 2008: Lesson 2: Write a Letter to the Editor
(3-5) Students will build citizenship skills by informing their communities about the importance of fire safety.

From Campaign 2008, Lesson 3: Role-Play Fire Safety
(3-5) Reinforce what to do in case of fire with these fun role-playing activities.

From Campaign 2009, Practice Fire Safety All Year Long
(K-2) A well-practiced home fire-escape plan is essential to providing guidance for every family in the event of fire. These related resources will keep fire safety in your students minds all year.

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