Banning Pit Bulls

Mini-Debates

Int – High Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

Having pit bulls as pets was banned in Canada in 2005. In this lesson, students learn about the reasons behind the legislation and debate whether or not all dogs should be kept on leashes.

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Focus

topic-based
4-skills
law
animals
health & safety
agreeing & disagreeing

Vocabulary

ban
illegal
import
currently
strict
muzzle
leash
restrictions
fine
breed
stitches
wound
delighted
vicious
overall
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