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Banning Plastic Bags

Students read a brief history of plastic bags. They learn why governments around the world are starting to ban what was once considered a brilliant invention. The lesson includes vocabulary review exercises and discussion questions.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–2 hours
  • 2 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • convenience
  • clog
  • ban
  • disposal
  • devastating
  • invoke
  • scrap
  • enforce
  • mandatory
  • outright
Grammar
  • nations vs. nationalities
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review

  • Nations & Nationalities

  • Discussion

  • Listen & Type