Pets Teacher Resources
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Guided Reading Lesson Plan: Our Class Pet
Reading Our Class Pet with your youngsters will lead to a class discussion! What are the benefits of having a pet? What are the responsibilities that come along with it? This resource provides prompts and activities to facilitate these discussions.
K - 1st English Language Arts
Pre-School Pet Care
Having a class pet means knowing what all living things need to survive. Children in preschool through grade one, take on the responsibility of caring for a class pet, while discussing the necessity for food, water, and shelter. They take turns caring for the animal and periodically discussing its behavior.
Pre-K - 1st Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Are You Up To?
Beware, this instructional activity requires the assistance of a class pet! Observation and predictions are key components of the scientific mind; they are also the focus of a fun instructional activity. Little learners discuss their daily routine, then they turn their attention to the classroom pet.
Pre-K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge young mathematicians to buy classroom supplies by staying within the means of a $1,000 budget. The mathematical activity provides learners with the opportunity to decide what items from the supply list would benefit a class of 20 learners, and calculate the totals using the four operations.
3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
Animals as Pets: Everything You Need to Know
Students complete internet based research on pet care in order to prepare a written and oral presentation for the class. They examine the life span, environment, food and grooming of the pet they chose to research. They complete the associated research worksheet as they prepare their research.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
My New Pet
Young children love talking about their pets. This presentation has learners answer a series of questions about their pets. It would be a great way to kick off a lesson on pets, animals, and pet care. After addressing the series of questions, learners could write and draw a picture about their pet.
Pre-K - K Science
Our Class Pet
Students explore animal characteristics by reading a story in class. In this pet ownership lesson, students read the book Our Class Pet and discuss their feelings about the book based on the cover. Students read the non-fiction story and answer study questions.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Pet Care Adds Up
Students calculate the costs of properly caring for a pet. For this animal welfare lesson, students use pet supply catalogs and websites to gather information about the cost of caring for a pet. Students are divided into groups and are assigned a different pet to research the cost of owning.
1st - 3rd Math
New Review Writing Prompts for Elementary, Middle and High Schools
Work on descriptive, narrative, persuasive, and expository writing with 110 prompts! The writing prompts are organized by type of writing. Several are separated into collections for younger students so you can find prompts for your fourth graders or your tenth graders.
3rd - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Meeting the Needs of Pets
Learners read about the important needs of pets and animal shelters. In this animal welfare lesson, students understand what animals and animal shelters need to provide for pets. Learners create posters showing animal needs and have a drive to collect the items in the posters.
K - 2nd Science