Social Studies Teaching Guide

Social Studies Teaching Guide

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  1. There are many different kinds of pigs. Here are four:

    American Yorkshire • Chester White • Hereford Hog • Poland China

    Learn more about these four types of pigs. Make a chart naming the four kinds. Next to each kind, write a brief description that tells what color it is, about how much it weighs, and where it comes from.

  2. Some people keep a pig as a pet. Read about pigs as pets. Why do people like them as pets? What are some of the problems in keeping a pig as a pet?

  3. If you were going to get a pet, what kind would you want? Why?

  4. Imagine that you are a horse who isn’t thirsty and somebody comes along and tries to make you drink. How would you feel? What would you say or do?

  5. Do friends ever try to make you do something you don’t want to do? How does that make you feel? What can you do or say?

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