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Play-acting ways to protect


Students create and act out skits about ways they can protect themselves from common risks.

Big idea

It’s important to protect our health and property against risks.

Essential questions

  • Why is it important to keep ourselves and our property safe?
  • What actions and choices can protect us?


  • Understand the kinds of things that need to be kept safe
  • Identify actions and choices that help protect what is most important to us

What students will do

  • Brainstorm the kinds of things that need protecting.
  • Plan and perform a skit that highlights actions and choices that will help minimize risks.

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Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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