Skip Navigation and go to Main Content
JCC Home page JCC Home Page
A to Z - index of pages Click to change text size
Print this page Share this page

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth Grade Teachers

 

James City County  Fire Public Fire Education 4th Grade ProgramJames City County Fire Public Fire Education 4th Grade Program

This is a 3 week program, one 45 minute block per week.  The program requires participation from parents, teachers and children.

SOL’s covered:

Science  4.3 – The student will investigate and understand the characteristics of electricity.  Key concepts include basic circuits

English   4.1 - The student will use effective oral communication skills in a variety of settings.

  • Contribute to group discussions
  • Seek ideas and opinions of others
  • Use evidence to support opinions
  • Use grammatically correct language and specific vocabulary to communicate ideas

English 4.5 - The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction.

  • Formulate questions that might be answered in the selection
  • Make simple inferences, using information from texts
  • Identify new information gained from reading

 

Fire  HazardsKey Terms and Concepts
  • Home Escape Plan
  • Fire Hazards
  • Burn Prevention

 

Objectives

The students will –

  • Complete their home escape plan, including smoke alarms, two exits, how to write the plan as a family, special considerations, and a safety check list.
  • See fire safety videos, which emphasize the reality of a fire in a home and the correct actions to take to escape.
  • See and discuss common fire hazards found in homes
  • Discuss the fire triangle
  • Complete a home fire drill with their families
  • See examples of common electrical and kitchen fire hazards
  • Participate with Stop, Drop, Cover and Roll
  • Identify different types of burns and how you can become burned
  • Discuss burn treatment
  • See and discuss fire extinguishers; adults only should use them!
  • See and discuss cooking safety
  • Discuss arson, false alarms, fireworks and outdoor fire safety
  • Visit several websites with educational fire safety games