The lessons in this resource address road safety education regarding passenger safety, pedestrian safety and safe practices around riding bikes, skateboards and rollerblades. Students will explore established road safety rules to be followed as pedestrians, participants and passengers around the home, school and community.
Teachers are to note that not all road safety content may be applicable to every community, so use professional judgment in the selection of content that is appropriate for your students.
Instructional strategies will include the use of the following elements:
The teaching and learning strategy will:
Working independently, or as part of a small group, students will engage in learning experiences designed to meet a number of health and physical education as well as language expectations found in the Ontario curriculum documents.
Below are some suggestions as to how to modify the student activities to address expectations from other curricular areas.
Daily Physical Activity/Physical Education
See the Community Engagement Kit for more ideas, tools and tips to bring together the community for a road safety event.
See Adaptation Tips for a list of tips and aspects to consider when adapting these activities to fit your class needs.