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Save Your Rivers


Subject: Language Arts,
Visual Arts,
Environmental Science
Grade: K-2, 3-5

Brief Description
Students create posters about protecting rivers in their state.


Students learn how humans can behave responsibly to help preserve the nation's rivers.


conservation, river, poster, Mississippi River

Materials Needed

a printed copy of Five Things You Can Do to Protect Your River, poster board, crayons or markers

Lesson Plan

Discuss with students Five Things You Can Do to Protect Your River. Then ask students, or small groups of students, to create posters about five things they can do to protect rivers in their area or state.



Evaluate students on the conservation information apparent in the posters.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Subimitted By

Linda Starr

National Standards






Originally Published 08/28/2000; Links Last Updated 10/29/2014