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Activity: Understand Safety

Objective:

to explain information

Materials:

1 discussion board  per whole group
1 package of discussion board markers  per whole group

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather materials.
  • Print and cut out the Totetude Understand Safety Printable.
  • Arrange the photos and text onto the discussion board.

Instructions:

  1. Educator states, "This week we will learn about SAFETY."
  2. Show the learners the word SAFETY.
  3. Educator then states (pointing to each letter), "S. A. F. E. T. Y. spells the word SAFETY."
  4. Learners repeat by spelling and reading the word SAFETY.
  5. Discuss what the learners already know about SAFETY.
  6. Educator continues the activity by stating, "This week we will learn about safety in our homes, on our bikes, in our community, and in an automobile - like a car or truck."
  7. Discuss the safety rules for a fire.  Have a learner demonstrate how to STOP, DROP, and ROLL. Ask another learner to restate the rules.
  8. Discuss bike safety.  Have a learner restate the safety rules.
  9. Discuss sign safety.  Have a learner restate the sign rules.
  10. Discuss seat belt safety.  Have a learner restate the seat belt rules.
  11. Explain to the class that rules are important.  They keep us and others safe.  

Extension:

  • Ask learners to demonstrate being safe in a play or skit.

Reflections:

  • I am able to explain the word safety.
  • I am able to remember safety rules.
  • I am able to raise my hand and wait until called on to talk.

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Time:

Prep
15-30 minutes
Engagement
20-30 minutes
Cleanup
0-10 minutes

Location:

  • Indoors

Meta:

Theme
Safety
Multiple Intelligence
Verbal-Linguistic
Bloom Taxonomy
Understand
Instructional Strategy
Direct Instruction
Subject
English Language Arts

Did you try this activity ? How did it go ?

Anonymous:

September 15, 2014 12:54pm

Diane Marie Squires:

This lesson had a lot of information to go through. By calling on learners, it directed their attention back to the lesson. The educator should try to be animated to keep the group's focus.