We Are Water Protectors Activities

Join us on an enriching literary journey with our We Are Water Protectors activities. A rich tapestry of engaging activities weaves reading comprehension, creative writing, and critical thinking skills, all while fostering an appreciation for environmental stewardship. A multifaceted educational experience that cultivates eloquent writers, avid readers, and thoughtful environmentalists in young minds.

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50 pages

Grades PreK-5


Explore a world where every ripple tells a story with our We Are Water Protectors activities! This delightful download is the perfect companion for Native American Heritage Month, Earth Day, or any day when you want your students to become immersed in a sea of knowledge. With a treasure trove of engaging activities, young minds will navigate through the currents of culture, conservation, and creativity. This journey will not only enhance literacy skills, but also weave a tapestry of respect and understanding for our planet.

Through the We Are Water Protectors activities, key literacy skills are learned through every task. Explore Reading Skills with discussion questions, vocabulary activities, and textual quotes. Encourage young readers to interpret and connect with the story’s profound messages.

Encourage students to develop their writing skills as well! Learners can blend their words into masterpieces that are as compelling and expressive as the story itself, using our writing templates, acrostic templates, and sentence starters.

Additionally, the activities included develop critical thinking skills. You can choose from activities such as illustrating how to protect the Earth, creating a collaborative water web, and facilitating discussions with the whole group.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • Practice cutting and tracing.
  • Illustrate ways to protect the earth.
  • Write acrostic poems.
  • Design signs for water protectors.
  • Complete sentence starters.
  • Illustrate a cause and effect.
  • Illustrate and define story vocabulary.
  • Write about figurative language.
  • Interpret quotes.
  • Apply Writing Skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • Practice Reading Comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • Engage in Social Skills through included whole group prompts and activities.
  • Develop Fine Motor Skills with included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • Create a collaborative water web. 
  • Use digital tools to learn from water protectors.
  • Go on a water walk.

With these We Are Water Protectors activities, you’re not just teaching literacy; you’re nurturing future earth advocates, one page at a time. 

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About the Book

In this bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade, We Are Water Protectors calls for an urgent rallying cry to protect our planet's water from harm and corruption. 

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