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Do you think you use too much paper at school?

Why do you think some schools are going ‘paperless’?


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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Describe some uses of paper in your school.
  2. Is paper a good thing or not, and why?
  3. If your school went ‘paperless’, how would your school life and learning change?
  4. How could you reduce your own personal paper usage?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Paper: thin sheets made from squashed and crushed wood used for writing, drawing, printing on or wrapping things.

Reduction: making something smaller or less in amount.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

Trees have too be cut down to make paper. the animals that live in the trees loose there homes

Stretch Yourself...

Write a comic strip with speech bubbles showing how to reduce paper use.

Go Create...

Draw a futuristic land where people use different ways of learning without paper.

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