ERIC Number: ED239943
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Pet Care Teaching Unit: 1st-3rd Grades.
Peninsula Humane Society, San Mateo, CA.
Activities in this unit are designed to familiarize primary grade students with the responsibilities involved in pet ownership. Teaching plans are provided for a total of 12 lessons involving social studies, language arts, math, and health sciences. Activities adaptable for readers and non-readers focus on pet overpopulation, care of pets when owners are gone, and the specific care and handling needs of dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, and rats. Lists of supplemental story books, films, and organizations to contact are also provided. (LP)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Child Responsibility, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Overpopulation, Pets, Primary Education, 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.