What is the most important rule in the classroom?
Respect the classroom and the other students in it. Follow the rules set by the teacher. Report any unsafe situations or activities to the teacher.
Staying Safe in the Classroom
Responsibility: Being responsible means taking care of your own safety and the safety of others. Awareness: Being aware of your surroundings and potential dangers is an important part of staying safe in the classroom. Respect: Showing respect for yourself and others helps to create a safe classroom environment.
The average elementary school classroom has an average of 30 books in it. The most common safety rule in a classroom is for students to keep their hands and feet to themselves. Classroom safety is a top priority for most schools and is discussed in staff meetings at least once a month.
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What techniques can you use to help you not throw things in the classroom?
What can you do to show respect for equipment in the classroom?
Why is it important to sit on your chair in the classroom?
What are some of the benefits of listening to your teacher in the classroom?
Brain break: Draw an upside-down cow jumping over a rainbow
Question: How can you make your classroom safe from potential hazards? Clues: • Look for any objects that could cause someone to trip or fall. • Check for sharp objects that could cause injury. • Identify any potential fire hazards. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a diagram of your classroom showing the potential safety hazards. B. Develop a plan for preventing and responding to potential accidents.
Checkin: Draw/write - What makes it good to be part of a team?
Checkin: Draw/write - What does a good friend look like?
Checkin: Draw/write - Why is it good to tell the truth?
Checkin: Draw/write - What good things might happen if you try something new?
What is the first thing you should do in case of a fire emergency in the classroom?
- Exit calmly
- Call 911
- Sound the alarm
Which of the following is NOT a safe behavior in the classroom?
- Using sharp objects carefully
- Keeping aisles clear
- Running inside
What should you do if you see a potentially hazardous object on the floor in the classroom?
- Ignore it and continue walking
- Pick it up by yourself
- Report it to your teacher or adult
Why is it important to follow safety rules and guidelines in the classroom?
- To impress your friends
- To prevent accidents and injuries
- To get good grades
Which of these items should NOT be brought into a classroom for safety reasons?
Work together in pairs: What are three important rules you should follow to help keep the classroom safe?