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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 Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
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 10 Views 17 Downloads 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 students, and calculate the totals using the four operations.
3rd - 4th Math 33 Views 52 Downloads 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 Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 3 Views 5 Downloads
Students discover the importance of proper pet care. For this animal welfare lesson, students write a mock diary of all the things a pet owner must do on a daily basis. Students estimate the amount of time that is needed to properly care for a pet.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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 Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Pet Care Adds Up
Students calculate the costs of properly caring for a pet. In this animal welfare lesson plan, 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 3 Views 12 Downloads
What Are You Up To?
Beware, this lesson 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 lesson. Little learners discuss their daily routine, then they turn their attention to the classroom pet.
Pre-K - 2nd Science 12 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pets and People
Learners discuss the pros and cons of having household pets. In this health lesson, students identify different types of diseases they can get from pets. They evaluate their pet interactions and suggest ways to modify health habits after contact with pets.
6th - 8th Health 4 Views 19 Downloads
What is a Pet?
Learners recognize that some animals are better suited to be pets. In this pet care lesson plan, students understand through readings and a game that pets have special needs similar to humans. Learners share with their families what they've learned.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 28 Downloads
Meeting the Needs of Pets
Students 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. Students create posters showing animal needs and have a drive to collect the items in the posters.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 26 Downloads