Watersheds; a unit of study for survival
BEGIN WITH AN APPRRECIATION OF WHAT YOU ALREADY KNOW
Think of all of your experiences with water.
Write them down.
Read them out loud.
Write down the water categories from your topics; rain, sleet, snow, hail, spring, reservoir, lake, canal, river, creek, ocean, gulf, etc.
Pick the category that has the most meaning to you and write it down.
WRITE DOWN THE FOLLOWING IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER;
A list of words that describe the experience.
A list of sentences that describe the experience.
A poem about that experience of water.
A short story.
DRAW A PICTURE
Share your story, poem and/or picture with a child or with an adult who is in a child-like state of mind.
NOW, LET'S STUDY WATERSHEDS
What is a watershed? Why is it important to know about watersheds?