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Fire Safety Rules - Writing Prompt and Craft Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: K - 2

Craft and write for Fire Prevention Week with a fire safety writing prompt and craft template.

Crafty Ideas for Fire Prevention Week

October is coming, meaning Fire Prevention Week will arrive in a few short weeks. Before long, you’ll be prepping your classroom to teach your students about firefighters, fire trucks, and all things fire-related. Why not take your instruction one step further and blend Fire Prevention Week, writing, and art into your classroom lessons?

This writing prompt and craft activity for first and second-graders is perfect for adding to your writing group rotation during the week. Students will write a paragraph to tell the reader about the most important fire safety rules they should follow. Then they will color, cut, and assemble an adorable firefighter to hold up their writing. You could combine this activity with our Fire Prevention word wall for an even better writing experience. 

Fire safety activities don’t have to be complicated. Print this simple craft template, grab some supplies, and your students are off to a great start! You could even turn their masterpieces into an amazing Fire Prevention Week Bulletin Board!

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

🚀Engage your fast finishers by having them draw pictures and write their own books to show what they know about firefighters and fire safety.

🆘Differentiate for your struggling writers by providing them with an additional list of words to pull from, or write them a list of sentence stems to guide their writing.

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.


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