This task uses blank graph paper for the learner to create an evacuation plan. A description and sample plan are provided.
In lesson seventeen, a fire is described. Discuss with the learner if they or any close friends or relatives have ever experienced a house fire before. Discuss the importance of having an evacuation plan in place in case of a fire.
Determine any new words that you think are being introduced in the activity and review those words with the learner.
1. Have the learner fill in their name and the date.
Have the learner complete the pre self-assessment.
Have the learner complete the task-based activity.
After completing the activity, have the learner complete the post self-assessment.
After the learner has completed the task-based activity, complete the assessment section and review the results with the learner.
Create a basic floor plan of the agency
Task-Based Activity: Fire Evacuation Plan
Learner Name: ____________________________ Date: ____________________________ Pre self-assessment I need to improve my skills at drawing diagrams.
Activity Having a home evacuation plan is very important. You need to make sure you have:
A floor plan of your home that shows two ways out of every room, including windows.
Approved collapsible ladders to escape from upper story windows.
A plan to practice escaping from every room in the home. Make sure everyone understands the escape plan. You should practice your plan at least twice per year. Make sure that everyone who lives in your home practices the plan.
Teach children not to hide from firefighters.
An outside meeting place where everyone will gather after you have escaped.
Sample Evacuation Plan
Create an Evacuation Plan
Draw a rough floor plan of your home using the grid paper provided on the next page.
If your home has more than one story use two pieces of grid paper.
Use arrows to show two ways out of every room.
Windows that open can be used as a way out of a room.
Show all the doors and windows.
Include a meeting place that is outside of your home on your evacuation plan.
Post self-assessment I think my skills have improved as a result of completing this activity.