HELPING TEACHERS INSPIRE COMPASSION FOR ANIMALS, PEOPLE & THE ENVIRONMENT

Active Together: K – Grade 2

Kindergarten – Grade 2 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 […]

Off Leash Obstacle: A One Health Lesson

Off Leash Obstacle: A One Health Lesson With the understanding that health of people, animals and the environment are interdependent, One Health takes an integrative approach to complex problems. Students will learn that it is necessary to work collaboratively with people from multiple sectors, disciplines, and communities to find sustainable and balanced solutions to problems […]

The Seven Sacred/Grandfather Teachings

Introduction to The Seven Sacred/Grandfather Teachings a two-week exploration The Seven Sacred Teachings originate from the Seven Grandfather Teachings from the Anishinaabe people and have been adopted by many (but not all) First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples. The teachings focus on the relationships we have with all of creation and offer ways on how […]

Empathy: Grade 4 – 6

Division 2: Grade 4 – 6 Below are discussion questions and activities to foster empathy for animals, people, and the environment. Both the discussion questions and activities are part of the ‘Empathy’ character education theme for the 2022-2023 school year! To see other character building themes, click here! Discussion Questions: How do you think the […]

Empathy: K – Grade 3

Division 1: Kindergarten – Grade 3 Below are discussion questions and activities to foster empathy for animals, people, and the environment. Both the discussion questions and activities are part of the ‘Empathy’ character education theme for the 2022-2023 school year! To see other character building themes, click here! Discussion Questions: What do you see on […]

Lesson 6: Positive Interactions (Div 2)

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 5: Behaviour (Div 2)

Lesson 5: Behaviour This lesson will explore how the behavioural needs of animals are met. Watch the ‘Five Needs of Animals – Behaviour’ (4:30) 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 4: Health (Div 2)

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 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 2: Nutrition (Div 2)

Lesson 2: Nutrition This lesson will explore how the nutritional needs of animals are met. 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 they watch. Watch as a class, […]

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