These prepared lesson plans address a variety of humane themes for elementary, middle school, and high school students. Lessons are aligned to the Massachusetts Department of Education's curriculum frameworks, and are designed to be taught by classroom teachers. Most lessons include an instructor introduction and related handouts.
What An Animal Needs (Pet Care, Grades K-2)
The Perfect Home (Pet Care, Grades 3-5)
Staying Safe and Smart Around Dogs and Cats (Dog Bite Prevention, Grades K-5)
Learning About Wildlife (Living with Wildlife, Grades K-2)
Protecting Local Wildlife (Living with Wildlife, Grades 3-5)
These lessons are ideal as presentations & guided research projects for Middle School students, or as independent research projects for High School students.
The Story Behind Factory Farming (Grades 6-12)
Curriculum strands include US History, Biology/Ecology, and Comprehensive Health.
The Humane Education department at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm is happy to work with educators to develop lessons tailored to a particular unit, from Pit Bull Myths to Animals in Entertainment. For more information, please contact us at (978) 687-7453 x 6108.