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Benefits And Costs Of Using Plastic Shopping Bags

This is a media literacy and critical thinking activity in which students analyze two short excerpts from websites about plastic bags for conflicting perspectives on the costs and benefits of plastic shopping bags.

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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Environmental Studies, ELA/English Language Arts

Grade Level(s)

Upper Elementary

Media Type(s)



Maureen Gilroy & Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Informational text (RI)