Day 5

The Jungle Book Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Perfect Pet

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Students will analyze the human\animal relationship presented in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and compare it to their own experiences.

    Common Core Standards:



    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is a wild animal that adapts successfully to life as a family pet. As a class, examine the factors that make this relationship work.

    As a group:

    • identify the qualities that make the mongoose a good pet for the family.
    • identify the qualities that make the humans in this story compatible with Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
    • ask the students if they would be...

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