Our Water: Many Users - Many Uses

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California's water supply is not always stable. Learn about the ways that California weathers a drought with a reading activity about water usage and agriculture. Once kids finish the reading passage, they answer a series of comprehension questions about the key terms.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have kids assess the water needs in their own town with a group research project
  • Add to a lesson about California resources or water supply
  • Include in a reading assessment packet for incoming learners
Classroom Considerations

  • Focuses on California; consider adapting the lesson to your own state, or having kids compare what they learn about California to other states
Pros

  • Good overview for learning about water in California
  • Provides an answer key
Cons

  • Contains a lot of text on each page, which may pose problems for struggling or developing readers
Common Core