The Humane Society of the United States has developed an exciting humane curriculum tailored to this age group. From Nose to Tail: Lessons to Inspire Care and Compassion for Dogs is available in two versions, grades K-2 and 3-5. Both explore various dog-related humane issues, with a special focus on puppy mills.
From Nose to Tail features:
- Alignment with National Education and Common Core Standards in science, math, language arts, health and social studies.
- Five lessons plans, each requiring approximately 40 to 60 minutes of class time.
- Character education concepts such as compassion, responsibility and empathy.
- Service-learning projects aimed at helping puppy mill dogs and encouraging self-efficacy and good citizenship.