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- Recognize the rights and responsibilities of citizenship SS00-S03-C04-02
Class/School Rules, Constitution Day, Fire Safety
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Read No Dragons for Tea. The book includes a Fire-Safety poem and a checklist of important rules to follow in the event of a fire.
Pay particular attention to the actions of the dragon when the fire begins. What mistakes did the dragon make?
- He tried to hide in the house.
- Once outside he tried to go back in for his toy.
What were the good safety rules that the young boy and his mother followed?
- Dropped to the ground crawled out to stay below the smoke
- Had a meeting place outside
- Mother called the fire department from the neighbor’s house. She knew the emergency number and gave her address clearly and calmly.
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Write the below rules on the board spreading them out so the students don’t get mixed up when copying a rule. Include the number next to the rule. Then give each student a number 1-6. They will copy the rule that has the corresponding number. The rule is written at the top of the white paper. Then the student should draw a picture to illustrate the rule. Walk around the room to assist. Display them in the hallway when completed.
1. Don’t Hide! Go outside!
2. Never call from a burning building
3. Decide on a meeting place
4. Never go back inside
5. Don’t play with matches or lighters
6. When clothes catch fire…Stop, Drop and Roll
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Talk with your family about what you should do in case of a fire. Choose an outside meeting place. Post the emergency number by the phone. Practice!