Water Conservation Lesson Plan

Georgia Performance Standards Addressed:

ELA2R4 S2CS1 S2E3 SS2E1 Georgia Performance Standards

Overview & Purpose

The purpose of the teacher-performed puppet show is to increase students’ awareness of the importance of water conservation and to inform them of ways in which we can all do our part to help conserve water.

Objectives

The puppet show is all about informing and educating students about the importance of water conservation in a fun and creative way. The dialogue is simple and the show is set at school, both of which help the students understand and relate to the information. Students will learn that our actions have consequences that affect everyday life. Students will be able to understand that conserving water is an important choice that we can all make on our own.


Activity

The water conservation word find included with the lesson plan will be used to help students understand different water sources and reiterate the importance of water.

Materials Needed:

  • Poster board for backgrounds.

  • Pencils, Markers, Crayons, be creative!

  • Socks, small Styrofoam balls, Popsicle sticks, anything you can use to make simple puppets.


Other Resources

(e.g. Web, books, etc.)
http://www.eecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/water/story_of_water_tips.pdf

http://life.familyeducation.com/humans-and-environment/conservation/36300.html