HELPING TEACHERS INSPIRE COMPASSION FOR ANIMALS, PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT

Active Together: Grade 7+

Grade 7+ Below are discussion questions and activities to highlight the importance of being active and how activity makes us – and our pets – feel! Both the discussion questions and activities are part of the ‘Active Together’ character education theme for the 2023-2024 school year! To see other character building themes, click here! Discussion […]

Lesson 3: Environment (Div 2)

Lesson 3: Environment This lesson will explore how the environmental needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Environment’ (4:52) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a class, […]

Lesson 6: Positive Interactions (Div 1)

Lesson 6: Positive Interactions This lesson will explore the importance of positive interactions with animals. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Positive Interactions’ (5:14) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a […]

Lesson 4: Health (Div 1)

Lesson 4: Health This lesson will explore how the health needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Health’ (4:22) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a class, […]

Lesson 3: Environment (Div 1)

Lesson 3: Environment This lesson will explore how the environmental needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Environment’ (4:52) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as they watch. Watch as a class, […]

Lesson 2: Nutrition (Div 1)

Lesson 2: Nutrition This lesson will explore how the nutritional needs of animals are met, and how this compares to people. Watch the “Five Needs of Animals – Nutrition” (4:12) video. There are two video options for this lesson: Interactive or Normal. The interactive version has questions built into the video that students answer as […]

Animals and Remembrance Day – Division 3+

Animals and Remembrance Day Classroom Activities Remembrance Day is a time to recognize, appreciate and remember those that have served and continue to serve our country in the past and present, and in times of war and peace. Included with these brave men and women are animals that have served alongside them. Delivering messages, providing […]

Division 3: Grades 7+

Division 3: Grades 7+ Below are discussion questions and activities to foster compassion for animals, people, and the environment. Both the discussion questions and activities are part of the ‘Choose Compassion’ character education theme for the 2018-2019 school year! To see other character building themes, click here! Discussion Questions: What are some ways you demonstrate […]

Animal Descriptions

Animal Descriptions By using adjectives and similes, students will describe and then draw images of animals while gaining an appreciation for how description evokes imagery. Describing Animals Each student writes out the physical description of an animal as accurately and detailed as possible, without naming the animal. It can be any animal they choose, in […]

Book Review – What do YOU think?

Book Review – What do YOU think? After reading a book that features animals, have your students write a review! 1. Book Reviews This activity can be modified to suit students of varying grades and levels. Activity Options: Select a book as a class and read it together Have students find their own book featuring […]

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