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Food Chains Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's a dog-eat-dog world - or is that hawk-eat-grasshopper? Take a look at a collection of presentations, videos, and activities about the food chain in different parts of the world.
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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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Cats and Dogs, Wild and Domestic

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this cats and dogs, wild and domestic worksheet, students read two long passages on the history of cats and dogs, then answer questions about picture cards.
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From Wolf to Dog

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain how dogs evolved from wolves based on the video. In this biology lesson, students research about breeding animals for specific traits. They interview dog owners and create a presentation about the dog.
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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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Prior Knowledge: What Do You Know About Dogs?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners consciously activate prior knowledge in order to comprehend new information about a given subject.  In this comprehension and prior knowledge lesson, students use a graphic organizer to activate prior knowledge and use their...
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Artificially Selecting Dogs

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Selective breeding has resulted in some novel and beautiful or useful dogs over the years. Using the American Foxhound as an example, genetics learners find out how and why they came about. Then, in small groups, they select breeds to...
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Dog

For Students K - 1st
In this dog language arts worksheet, the student will look at 4 different pictures of dogs, with 4 corresponding action words under them. Learners complete 4 sentences using this word bank of dog verbs.
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The Right Dog for the Job

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Here, dog lovers can enjoy an educational lesson about the ways puppies are trained to become service and guide dogs. Based on The Right Dog for the Job by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, the lesson provides discussion questions for learners...
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Buddy, The First Seeing Eye Dog

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Learn about how the seeing eye dog program began with a reading lesson about Eva Moore's chapter book, Buddy, The First Seeing Eye Dog. With vocabulary words, discussion questions, and extension resources, the lesson is a great way for...
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So Much Depends Upon...Sixteen-Word Imagery Poems Inspired by Love that Dog by Sharon Creech

For Teachers 6th - 7th
After reading Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (and possibly shedding a few tears), middle schoolers work on their own sixteen-word poems with a Six Trait writing activity. They focus on word choice in this activity to capture an...
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World Record Balloon Dog

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What is the world record for a dog popping 100 balloons? Viewers observe as a dog pops 25 balloons and must figure out how long it should take for the canine to pop the other 75. They discover the previous record and predict if this dog...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Clifford the Big Red Dog (Bridwell)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Clifford the Big Red Dog is here to introduce some new vocabulary terms in context to young readers. Although this activity is designed around Norman Bridwell's picture book, the strategies are applicable for any text. Introduce the new...
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A Dog to Walk

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore reading comprehension in this pet story. You can read A Dog to Walk out loud or have learners read on their own and identify the characters in the story as well as the plot points. Discussion questions are listed post-reading and...
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Dogs: Comprehension Strategies

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension strategies worksheet, students read the story Dogs and then complete comprehension strategies for the story. Students complete activities on cause and effect, main idea and details, inferences, details, and drawing...
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Dogs Acrostic Poem

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this dog themed worksheet students write an acrostic poem using the letters DOGS . Students write 4 lines of poetry using these letters to begin each line. There is an appealing dog graphic.
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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 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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