Lesson 4: Make Your Ideas Heard!
Objectives:Curriculum Area: Language Arts
Time Required: Two 20-minute class periods
Extension Activity: Have students think of someone with whom they would like to share their message about recycling. Guide them to reshape their essay into a letter so they can send their work to a classmate, principal, teacher, community leader, or local newspaper. Encourage students to make their voice heard and express their point of view with others.
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recover (verb): to get something back
recycle (verb): to process old items such as newspapers, glass, plastic, and cans so they can be used to make new products
For more information about paper recycling, visit paperrecycles.org.