The Perfect Pet
Kind of Activity:
Students will analyze the human\animal relationship presented in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi and compare it to their own experiences.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.10, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1
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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