Mentor Text Unit We Are Water Protectors with Google Slides Distance Learning



This mentor text unit uses the picture book We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom. This cross-curricular unit includes five days of reading, writing, and social studies activities based on the Indigenous people who participated in the Standing Rock Pipeline Protest. It is available in both print and digital Google Slides, so it is perfect for classroom and distance learning.


✏️Teacher read-aloud questions

✏️Student sheets focused on comprehension and writing a response

✏️Response activities to promote awareness of Indigenous cultures and values

✏️Links for reading aloud and research


What is Included?


Day 1:


•About the Author

•The Ojibwe People passage and questions


Day 2:

•Read Aloud Link: We Are Water Protectors

•Sticky Note Questions

•Discussion Questions


Day 3:

•Current Events Connection: The Dakota Pipeline

•Written Response


Day 4:

•Read Young Water Protectors

•Water Protectors Video and Pledge


Day 5:

•Art Extension

•Response Topper


✏️Flexible for in-person or remote learning

✏️Incorporates diverse books



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