Students read the graphs and charts on a Fire Facts worksheet and answer questions about the information they find.
fire safety, fire prevention, smoke detectors,
Provide each student with a printed copy of the Fire Facts worksheet or help students access the document online. Use the following questions and others to check students' comprehension of the four graphs/charts on the fact sheet. (Answers are shown in parentheses.)
Think About It!
Extension Activity: Invite each student to count the number of smoke detectors in his or her home. As a class, create a simple bar graph showing how many families have one, two, three, four, or five or more smoke detectors. Discuss with students where smoke detectors are located in their homes and why their families chose to put smoke detectors in those locations.
Assess students based on their answers to the questions, and their participation in class discussions and activities.
Lesson Plan Source
MATHEMATICS: Data Analysis and Probability
GRADES 3 - 5
NM-DATA.3-5.2 Select and Use Appropriate Statistical Methods to Analyze Data
NM-DATA.3-5.3 Develop and Evaluate Inferences and Predictions That Are Based on Data
GRADES 6 - 8
NM-DATA.6-8.2 Select and Use Appropriate Statistical Methods to Analyze Data
NM-DATA.6-8.3 Develop and Evaluate Inferences and Predictions That Are Based on Data
GRADES Pre-K - 12
NM-REP.PK-12.1 Create and Use Representations to Organize, Record, and Communicate Mathematical Ideas
PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH: Health
GRADES K - 4
NPH-H.K-4.3 Reducing Health Risks
NPH-H.K-4.5 Using Communication Skills to Promote Health
NPH-H.K-4.6 Setting Goals for Good Health
GRADES 5 - 8
NPH-H.5-8.3 Reducing Health Risks
NPH-H.5-8.5 Using Communication Skills to Promote Health
NPH-H.5-8.6 Setting Goals for Good Health
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