Who is this lesson for?

This lesson is suitable for pupils in Key Stage 4. The topic of choking is explored in greater depth than in Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3.

What is included in the lesson?

The teaching resources include:

  • KS4 Choking Lesson Plan (doc) - 354 KB
  • KS4 Choking Presentation (ppt) - 18.97 MB
  • KS4 A25 Choking Word Filler (doc) - 188 KB
  • KS4 A38 Answers Choking Word Filler (doc) - 314 KB
  • KS4 A38 Choking Word Filler (doc) - 315 KB
  • KS4 A39 Choking Poster (ppt) - 678 KB
  • KS4 A41 Choking Storyboard (doc) - 80 KB
  • KS4 A42 Label the Respiratory System (doc) - 244 KB
  • KS4 Your Turn Choking (ppt) - 354 KB

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By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:

  1. recognise when a casualty is choking
  2. know how to react when a casualty is choking
  3. seek help if a casualty is choking.

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