Demonstrate skills learned throughout the year. Students will be able to analyze multiple texts and identify the correct response to the response to the question or prompt.
In your own words what is a service animal?
Draw a heart-shaped fruit with a smiling face and arms running a race
Work together in pairs: Q: What animals are allowed to be service animals?
Service animals are trained to help people with disabilities. Examples of service animals are guide dogs, hearing dogs, and therapy dogs. Service animals have special rights when in public areas.
Service animals are specially trained animals that assist people with disabilities in their everyday lives. A service animal must be trained to perform a specific task that benefits the person with the disability. Service animals are protected by law and are allowed to accompany their handlers into public places.
Service animals can be taught to do tasks that are specific to the person's needs, like turning off a light switch or alerting an owner to a sound. Service animals are not just limited to dogs and cats. They can also be miniature horses, monkeys, and even ducks. Service animals can be trained to detect oncoming seizures and alert their owners to seek medical help.
Did you know?
Work together in pairs: What are the three main benefits of having a service animal?
Brain break: Draw a funny faced fruit salad with lots of different fruits randomly mixed in!
What is a service animal?
- An animal that has been trained to perform specific tasks for people with disabilities
- Any pet that provides emotional support
- A wild animal trained to do tricks in circuses
What task can a guide dog perform for their blind owner?
- Helping them navigate obstacles
- Painting the house
What type of service animal can detect when their owner is about to have a seizure?
- Seizure alert dogs
- Hearing dogs
- Diabetic alert dogs
Service animals are protected by law. What does this mean?
- They are allowed access to public places like restaurants, airplanes, and hotels with their owners
- They are exempt from all laws
- They must wear special clothing while in public
What questions do you have about service animals?
What do you already know about service animals?