4th Grade Civics Persuasion Project

Animal Trade

Think Twice Before You Buy (.pdf) – IFAW

CITES Calls for Urgent Action Illegal Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade (World Wildlife Fund)

Illegal Wildlife Trade (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)



After 10-Year Plan, Why Does Seattle Have More Homeless Than Ever? (KUOW/NPR)

Five Ways to End Homelessness in Seattle (Crosscut)

Australian Youngsters Start Mobile Laundry Service For The Homeless (DOGOnews)


Climate Change

Climate Change and Animals (.pdf) (IFAW)

Paris Climate Conference Results In Landmark Agreement To Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions (DOGOnews)

Clever Koalas Hug Trees To Beat The Heat (DOGOnews)