Plastic Pollution Non-Fiction Article

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Plastic Pollution Non-Fiction Article | PDF and Digital Formats: Students will learn about the history of plastic and the pollution it creates in this non-fiction article. This resource contains 1 non-fiction article and 3 reading activities to assist with reading comprehension, standardized test prep (EQAO), and cross-curricular learning.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom as well as Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 schools.

Resource Includes:

  • Teacher lesson plan
  • Pre-reading K-W-L chart
  • 1 Non-fiction article (regular and modified versions)
  • An audio file (mp3) of each article (regular and modified versions)
  • 3 Post-reading activities: comprehension questions, grammar questions (2 options: paper and self-grading Google Forms), long answer writing response
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom
  • Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 school

Teacher Feedback

  1. “As always, another great resource for including non-fiction articles into the classroom. I used this at home with my own kids, but I can not wait to use [it] with my class next year.  It also makes for a great cross-curricular tie-in when looking at human impacts on the environment, ecosystems, etc.”
  2. “Great resource!”
  3. “Worked well in my classroom!”

Use this article with my Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program and these Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers.

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