The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs Fun Activities

Patricia McConnell
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Fun Activities

The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Songs about Dogs

Research and listen to songs about dogs. What are some of your favorites from childhood? Are they accurate reflections of dogs from McConnell's point of view? In what ways to they romanticize our relationship to dogs?

2. Favorite Breeds

Research and create a diagram of your favorite breed, including its history, physical attributes, temperament and so forth. Share with the class why you chose your breed.

3. Animal Rights

Research the history of animal rights, as it relates to dogs, and create a campaign...

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