Think Before You Start - Discuss
When have you been near to a fire?
Have you ever seen a fire out of control?Get the transcript
- What is fire safety and why is it important?
- How can you reduce the likelihood of a fire breaking out in your home?
- Describe your escape route in the event of a fire in your home.
- Describe some fire safety measures in your school.
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Fire: the destructive burning of something, giving out light, very high heat and smoke.
Fire exit (or emergency exit): a designated safe route out of a building in the event of a fire occuring.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
fire safety includes things like checking smoke alarms, practising emergency exist and taking steps to stop fires from ever braking out
Write a diary entry from the point of view of a firefighter on their first day.
For a younger year group, design an advertising campaign of how and why we should be safe around fire.
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