Animal Rights Teacher Resources
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Bringing Animal Issues into the Classroom: César Chávez
Fifth graders get critical and political while they begin thinking about human and animal rights in relation to the US Constitution. This hand out includes answers to several questions regarding Cesar Chavez and his work to secure rights for humans and animals.
5th Social Studies & History
Cute, Colored and Contentious
Whether your class responds to the blog linked to this article, or just answers the nine related questions, they're in for an eye-opening read. Pupils consider animal rights as they read a New York Times article about two men who have been dying chicks various colors in their embryonic state.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Animal Rights Vs. Animal Welfare - Understanding the Issue
Students explore the difference between animal rights and animal welfare. They take a field trip to a farm to explore the producing animals for human use. After researching and collecting information from animal welfare/rights organizations, students compare and contrast noted beliefs.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Bless the Beasts
Ninth graders analyze primary sources in order to understand animal rights. In this Bless the Beast lesson, 9th graders research the internet, document their sources, and locate valid and reliable information on legal/illegal hunting of buffalo/animal rights.
9th English Language Arts
Animals in Sports and Entertainment
Students explore how people's views on animal treatments differ. In this animal treatment and attitudes activity, students review cases on animal treatment and evaluate whether or not the case was animal cruelty. Students understand animals need to be treated in a human way.
6th - 8th Science
Persuasive Writing-"Those Whales"
Use an article about an Orca killing a trainer to help writers complete a persuasive essay. The article, other templates, and models are attached. Scholars divide up into groups of three where each person takes a different role, including biologist, zoologist, and investigator.
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Poetic Justice: Understanding the Life of a Tethered Dog
The Humane Society provides a instructional activity in which class members explore the issue of tethering dogs. Through the resources used -- a comic, a poem, and narrative and expository writings -- class members realize that messages can be conveyed in many ways.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
What's Being Done?
Middle schoolers explore primary methods of advocacy. In this animal rights instructional activity, students define advocate and advocacy and generate methods by which advocacy is demonstrated. Groups identify specific advocacy methods being used in written scenarios provided.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History