Writing letters to Mutt-i-grees® is a creative way to apply lessons on empathy and feelings in your classroom. Encourage students to think about life from the perspective of a Mutt-i-gree® awaiting adoption at a shelter: How might s/he feel? How can you help? Are there any lessons you can learn from Mutt-i-grees®?
Jeter’s Tail Wagging Tips
Jeter, Mutt-i-gree® Extraordinaire and member of the Mutt-i-grees® Canine Corps, has his own advice column called Jeter’s Tail Wagging Tips. Students at the Fenton Charter Public Schools in California write to Jeter seeking advice on all topics and he replies to all student letters. Since his penmanship isn’t the greatest, Jeter’s best friend and school counselor, Toni Frear, helps him with replies. Read some of the letters below: