RSPCA learning resources that are curriculum linked to English.

Lesson Plan: Kylie the Kangaroo’s Broken Tail

Kylie the Kangaroo's Broken Tail - Illustration from the book Kylie the Kangaroos Broken Tail of a kangaroo

Students will work with the teacher to sequence the illustrations from the storybook Kylie the Kangaroo’s Broken Tail and devise a caption for each image. By interpreting these illustrations and discussing their ideas, students will develop an awareness of the problem of native animals being hit by cars.

Lesson Plan: Getting A Pet

Getting A Pet - A happy dog pants after playing soccer

In this lesson students design a proposal to present to their parents/guardians. This proposal will illustrate their understanding of the responsibility of owning a pet.

Lesson Plan: Design A Pet

Design A Pet - A happy Jack Russel with tongue hanging out

By designing their own pet, students will learn that different animals have certain requirements to stay healthy and happy and need care throughout their lives.

Lesson Plan: Pet Poetry

Pet Poetry - A teenager cuddles with a cute puppy

In this lesson students will explore different techniques for creating a poem. They will write, edit and present their poems to the class.

Lesson Plan: What Is A Pet?

What Is A Pet? - Illustration of two guinea pigs

In this lesson students understand the difference between animals which can be kept as pets and animals which cannot, through group discussion and creating a pet animal.