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Writing an Opinion: Buddies that Bark or Purr-fect Pets?

For Students 3rd Standards
Which animal is best for you—a dog or cat? Why? Engage third graders in an opinion writing assessment that prompts them to read facts about both pets, and then write and decide which pet is best for them.
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Love That Poem

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
After reading the novel, Love That Dog by Sharon Creech, scholars review poetic devices such as metaphor and onomatopoeia. As a class, then small groups, pupils compare and contrast two poems from different authors, discuss how one...
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A Brief History of Dogs

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Canis lupus familiaris. Sound familiar? A short video traces the evolution of canines from wolves to the variety of domesticated dog breeds we find today.
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Companions In The Trenches - Animals of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
People had to suffer in the trenches, but do scholars know they had four-legged companions to help them during World War I? Many horses and dogs were extremely helpful to soldiers during the time period. Discover how horses and dogs not...
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The Rise and Fall of the Bone-Crushing Dogs

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fun fact: giant, bear-sized dogs with teeth that crush bones existed in North America. Learn about the three species of dogs and their ultimate fates as cats moved into the area. An informative video describes the rise of all three...
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Old Sultan

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Sultan is an old dog, but his friendship with a wolf saves him from a tragic ending. Find out how with a seven-minute audiobook featuring the Brothers Grimm tale, Old Sultan. 
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The Three Dogs

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Adapted from a German tale, a 14-minute audio retelling of"The Three Dogs" details the adventure of an innocent shepherd who finds himself in jail, but thanks to three small dogs, escapes and seeks justice. 
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Astropup Part One

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Space and dogs—two great ways to get young listeners interested in a story! A two-part audiobook features a tale about a dog named Bonzo and his astronomical adventure through outer-space. 
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Does My Dog Know What I'm Thinking?

For Students 2nd - 12th Standards
Are animals capable of understanding language, or are they responding to the emotion in their owners' voice and movements? An informative video explores how the dog-human language connection works, including how much language dogs can...
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Circles Centered at the Origin: Dog

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How many bones can a dog on a leash reach? Class members move a dog on the end of its leash and determine whether it can reach bones located at specific points. The learners see whether the bone lies on the circle or outside of the...
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How Different Are Different Types of Dogs?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The American Kennel Club currently recognizes 167 dog breeds while the Federation Cynologique Internationale recognizes 340. The video explains the three main categories of dogs and how closely those dogs are related. It offers...
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How Your Dog Can Protect You Before You're Born

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are there things mothers can do to prevent their unborn children from having asthma? It turns out the answer is related to the household pets. The video explains how dogs and cats seem to protect the health of babies and children. It...
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How Your Dog Can Protect You Before You're Born

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Want to have a healthier baby? Get a puppy! Not to replace a human child, but to give that child an immunity boost before they are born. Pupils learn the link between dog slobber and a reduction in the likelihood of allergies and asthma...
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Systems of Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
It's raining (systems of) cats and dogs! The fifth unit in a nine-part course presents systems of equations and inequalities within the context of pets. Scholars use systems of inequalities to represent constraints within situations and...
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A Toy for Spot

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Reinforce rhyming skills with a brief video featuring a story about siblings, Dot and Scot, and their puppy, Spot.
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How to Say “I Ruff You”

For Students 7th Standards
Who says you need a human to be your valentine on Valentine's Day? Give your dog-loving readers an inspiring perspective on how a sister givdes her brother a valentine from the family dog. They then answer 10 questions thatd involve...
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Why Do Dogs Smell Each Other's Butts?

For Students 3rd - 8th
The title says it all for a video that explains chemical communication between animals with the popular question: why do dogs smell each other's butts?
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What is It? Animals Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What is it? It's a song about animals! Listen and watch while the singer reads and displays the lyrics and hand-drawn animations for a bird, dog, cow, and elephant. 
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A Tribute to America's Search and Rescue Dogs

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Can dogs be heroes? Examine the experience of rescue dogs on 9/11 with a class discussion and small group activity. As learners read about different canine first responders and the roles they played, they design a Medal of Commemoriation...
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Furry Heroes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Pupils discover that not only humans can be heroes, but that animals can be heroes too. The spotlight of a activity about September 11, 2001, is the search and rescue dogs that bravely risked their lives to help the victims on and after...
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Canine Courage

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Did you know dogs had an important job on September 11th, the day airplanes took down the World Trade Center? Learn more about the furry heroes with a three-page informational read designed to aid pupils in answering 10...
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Civil War Animal Mascots

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
A pet can offer comfort, friendship, and loyalty in the most stressful of situations. Here is a lesson plan that explores the important role animals played during the Civil War. Class members read informative texts, complete a KWL chart,...
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The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Read the story The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain by Margaret Read MacDonald and choose from multiple activities to learn about the tale's theme—kindness. With so many options, your kind kids will...
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How Do Dogs "See" with Their Noses?

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
While dogs may not be able to see quite as well as humans, they definitely have us beat when it comes to their sense of smell. Prepare to be amazed as this short video investigates the incredibly sensitive noses of man's best friend.