Also see

Understanding the Impact of Fire and Life Safety Message on Children, Final Report, A.C. Gielen, D. Borzekowski, R. Rimal; November 30, 2010.

NFPA Educational Messages Desk Reference, 2015 Edition, Educational Messaging Advisory Committee

Learn Not to Burn Grade 1 presents six fire safety messages using classroom lessons, activities and home connections. It can be taught as a stand-alone fire safety unit or easily integrated in language arts core curriculum lessons. The fire department can be invited to the classroom throughout the program to support the fire safety messages taught. Learn Not to Burn is an easy to use flexible guide for teachers to respond to the needs of the classroom. Make time for fire safety education in your classroom.

Download the full set of six lesson plans (PDF, 18.9 MB) or download individual lesson plans below. 

Available lessons

Knowledge Test
A helpful pre- and post-test of student knowledge which can be administered in one or several sittings. Download the Knowledge Test & Score Summary Sheet (PDF, 4.91 MB) 
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