ERIC Number: ED239947
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Do Animals Have Rights? Teacher's Packet (for 4th, 5th, & 6th Grades).
Sammut-Tovar, Dorothy; Sturla, Kim
Activities in this unit are designed to sensitize students in grades 4-6 to the needs of animals and to the injustices many species suffer. The lessons focus on inhumane acts such as the use of steel-jaw traps, dogfighting, hunting, keeping exotic pets in captivity, using animals in entertainment, habitat destruction, factory farming, and animal experimentation. Materials include a class rating scale, student questionnaire, vocabulary worksheet, crossword puzzle, word jumble, secret code, student research report, letter-writing exercise, and sample petitions. Teaching plans are provided for a total of 12 lessons involving health sciences, social studies, math, and language arts. A teacher's answer key and suggested resources are also provided. (LH)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Child Responsibility, Conservation (Environment), Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Units of Study, Wildlife
Peninsula Humane Society, Humane Education Department, 12 Airport Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401 (free to San Mateo County teachers, $5.00 to those outside SMCO).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peninsula Humane Society, San Mateo, CA.
Identifiers: Animal Welfare; Endangered Species; Environmental Protection; Humane Education; PF Project; Trapping