Know Your Way Out – Reading


This lesson plan contains details needed to support the delivery of an English comprehension lesson based on the story ‘Know Your Way Out’. Use the book and the storyboard sequencing resources linked to this lesson plan to encourage the children to listen to the story and use their understanding to storyboard the key events. Along with working on reading comprehension, the more able writers can be challenged to write down the key events to match the pictures in the storyboard. The children will also be learning important lessons about staying safe at home in the event of a fire.

Resource Details
Age Group
Delivery Type
  • Everyone
Time Demands
  • 40 mins

How To Use

Linked to this lesson plan are the narrative and support notes that will provide further detail on how to extract detail and understanding from the text when delivering this lesson to the children.

Related Resources

The main events of the ‘Know Your Way Out’ story can be identified, this activity can be folded into a book to underpin the key messages. You can even tell the story in your own words.

A creative sequencing activity to be completed after reading the story ‘Know Your Way Out’