Think Before You Start - Discuss
What is the impact of litter?
What do you think goes through someone’s head when they litter?Get the transcript
- Why is littering so bad?
- Who do you think is responsible for picking up litter, and why?
- Where would you like to organise a community litter pick in your local area, and why?
- How could people be encouraged to drop less litter in your local area?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Littering: rubbish left lying in public places, rather than put in waste or recycling bins.
Community: the people living in the same place or having characteristics in common.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
dropping waist on the floor and not putting it in a bin — also known as litttering — makes our locel areas look unclean and can can harm wildlife.
Write from the perspective of a person collects litter for the council. What might they have to say?
Create a plan for making a 3D model showing the horror of litter. It must only be made out of pieces of litter.
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