PBIS TIGER TOOL
Theisen Middle School
School-Wide Expectation: Be Respectful, Responsible and Safe
Name of the Skill: SAFE FIRE DRILL Behavior
Purpose of the Tiger Tool: To promote a safe, quiet and quick exit from the building.
(everyone needs to be able to hear direction)
Use a silent/quiet voice.
When the alarm sounds- quiet down immediately.
Hallways are a QUIET zone.
(watch out for others)
Listen to adults
Hold the door for others
Stay off the grass
Find your homeroom line as quickly as possible in Alphabetical Order
Get in line without talking
Stay quiet while teacher takes attendance and reports absent students
Watch this video from 4:39-end
example: fire drill practice
Three Positive Examples:(choose one or all to practice)
1. Demonstrate getting out of seat carefully and quietly.
2. Demonstrate walking safely to the exits.
3. Demonstrate lining up outside in homerooms without a sound. (practice in basement hallway if raining)
Three Negative examples or “non-examples”:
1. Demonstrate “an extreme reaction” to the alarm sound.
2. Demonstrate getting out of seat/moving through the hall unsafely.
3. Demonstrate rude behaviors outside while the teacher is trying to get attendance done and the rest of the school is waiting for you!
-----------------Practice makes Perfect!
GO to outside and practice the following fire drill procedures, remembering all the specific expected behaviors:
Get out of desk/chair carefully, quiety and quickly.
Walk, don’t run in the halls.
Find the closest exit and head to the back of the building.
Go directly to the place where your homeroom lines up.
Stand in a single file line for attendance.
Stay quiet and wait for the drill to be finished.
Walk quietly back to your class.
What happens if we all behave as expected during a fire drill?
-we are able to get outside safely and quickly.
-When attendance is taken quickly, the drill ends faster.
-Other grades to not have to wait as long (sometimes in chilly weather)
-Teachers can reward students standing quietly in line with Tiger Tickets!
What happens if I make poor choices during a fire drill?
-A staff member may give you a reminder
-You will stay after school 5 minutes (minor referral) OR
-You will be sent to the office (major referral)
-You might have an after school detention the next day and parent/guardian will be called.
-Your homeroom could have to practice again.