Ban the Bag or Not? What Else Should We Know?
This is a media literacy and critical thinking activity in which students analyze a Scholastic news article and a page of a website called Bag the Ban for different perspectives on the use of plastic bags and their effects on our environment.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Consumer Education, Environmental Studies, ELA/English Language Arts
Grade Level(s)Upper Elementary
Author(s)Maureen Gilroy & Sox Sperry
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Informational text (RI)