Day 1 | Cultural Perspectives

May 4, 2022

Class Preparation

Miigwetch to the Trent Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge and Science Program, aka TRACKS! Introduce your class to the Cultural Perspectives of water with the following worksheets from the TRACKS Youth Program. Click on each worksheet below to download:

TRACKS Anishinaabemowin Water
Place Names Worksheet
TRACKS Frogs & Wetlands Worksheet

Extend Your Learning

Grade 2/3

Read ‘The Water Protectors’ book as a class – it is included in your teacher package. Then access the activity kit, We are Water Protectors, by clicking on the image below:

We Are Water Protectors Activity Kit

Grade 4/5

Read ‘The Water Walker’ book as a class – it is included in your teacher package. Then access the activity kit, Exploring Art as Inspiration for Change by clicking on the image below:

Exploring Art as Inspiration for Change Activity Kit

What’s Next?

Water Wednesday #2 is all about PROTECTION! Materials for May 11th’s Water Wednesday will be available on Wednesday, May 4th!


More Teacher Resources!

Here are a number of resources from previous years’ water festivals that teachers may wish to utilize. Just click on the links to access videos, quizzes, and worksheets about the cultural perspective of water. Enjoy!

TRACKS Water Cycle Video

View the TRACKS Water Cycle Video on YouTube to introduce students to Cultural Perspectives

TRACKS Water Cycle Worksheet

Follow along with your students using the TRACKS Water Cycle Worksheet, which can be printed or used online. Fill out the worksheet while watching the Water Cycle Video, above! Click on the link above, to download the worksheet, instructions, and answers.

Water Walker Read Aloud Video

Extend your students’ learning with the by watching the Water Walker Read Aloud video on YouTube.

Aqua Quest Trivia from PCWF 2021

Challenge your students to a fun quiz to see what they have learned about the cultural perspectives of water.

Gr. 2/3 Game PIN: 007142913

Gr. 4/5 Game Pin: 005671812