Plastic debate - Persuasive writing and Science investigation

Cross curricular activity involving English persuasive writing, comprehension, scientific investigation and data analysis skills. Students will debate the use of plastic packaging. Both sides of the argument are presented and the teacher can decide if they choose. Ideal for cross curricular (also citizenship and fund raising) or even a one off cover lesson. Requires printing of colour data sheets (3 A4 per group). Supporting PowerPoint with prompts. Lesson plan. All proceeds will go towards The War on Plastic fund:



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Created: Mar 18, 2018

Updated: Jan 23, 2019


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pptx, 30 MB


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