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Animals: Guide Dogs Discuss this eTheme.

These sites have information on guide dogs. Topics include how to be a puppy raiser, blindness, Louis Braille, and the life of Helen Keller. There is also a links to an eThemes resource on dogs.

Grades

  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5

Links

An international guiding eyes program. Included are FAQs, puppy raisers, and training information. Two short videos are included to explain more about guide dogs and their organization.
Learn about this nonprofit charitable organization that provides guide dogs for blind people. Learn about breeding, kenneling, and vet care.
A list of children's films that feature animals.
Animal friendly books to read geared towards younger students.
A large selection of pictures taken of Helen Keller and everyday life. Check out the picture of Helen Keller reading braille.
Learn about how Louis Braille developed the braille system for reading.
A look at Helen Keller's life according to Time magazine.
Answers to common questions about raising guide dogs.
Examples and descriptions of how to communicate with deaf-blind people.
This thorough lesson plan teaches students how guide dogs help those in need.
This slideshow of ten pictures describes different types of working dogs, including hunting and police dogs.
These 17 old photographs from the New York Public Library show people reading Braille and the machines that produce Braille.
Learn more about the life of Helen Keller. There is also a link to ask questions to Helen's great grand-niece.
Learn about different breeds of dogs and their origins. There are quizzes to help you determine which breed of dog would be good for you and your family. Includes activities, encyclopedia articles, and printouts. There are links to various eThemes resources on different types of dogs.

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