RSPCA approved learning resources curriculum linked to Science.

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: Five Freedoms

Five Freedoms - Illustration of several hens in a battery cage

Through discussion and hands on activities, students will develop an understanding of how to be a responsible pet owner and that different animals have different needs.

Lesson Plan: Feelings and Faces

Feelings and Faces - A super cute tan puppy with a black face and eyes

Students will explore a range of feelings. They will demonstrate understanding that animals have feelings too, by matching words to pictures depicting the emotions.