The Case of the Missing Smoke Alarms

Sparky the Fire Dog® and his friends set out to solve a mystery in The Case of the Missing Smoke Alarms, a new free app that teaches kids fire-safety skills with a compelling new story, standards-aligned materials and loads of fun tappable animations.

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What a Character Lesson Plan

What a Character!

Teach your students about character traits while they learn how to stay fire safe. (Meets CCSS Standards for 1st and 2nd grade.)

Smoke Alarm Sound Lesson Plan

Smoke Alarm Sounds

Show your students proper punctuation along with the proper reaction to the “beep, beep, beep” of a smoke alarm. (Meets CCSS Standards for 1st and 2nd grade.)

Sparky’s Birthday Surprise

Sparky’s friends are throwing him a surprise party! Help them bake a cake, prepare his presents and even prepare the fire house for a big crowd, all while learning to stay safe in a fire.

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Birthday Party Phonics

Birthday Party Phonics

In this lesson, students will learn to navigate their way to safety, solve the clues to reveal the hidden birthday party characters, drag-and-drop the dogs at their Outside Meeting Places, and more.

The Science of Fire and More

The Science of Fire and More

Students will play on teams to answer a series of fire-safety questions and connect the dots, learn to distinguish among sentence types, discover how fires burn and how they can be extinguished, and more.

Fire-Safety Math

Fire-Safety Math

In this lesson, students will assess how many smoke alarms are needed in various homes, practice factoring through word problems, calculate averages, and more.

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