May / June 2019

A Plastic Straw Problem
Videos (1)
Games (1)

Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Children will evaluate arguments for and against banning plastic straws in restaurants.


Science and Social Studies Focus:

environmental protection, civil rights


ELA Skills:

cause and effect, vocabulary, key details, problem and solution, writing


Page 4 Skill:

read a chart



pollute, disposable, banning, reusable, decomposes, compromise



RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.10, W.2.1, W.2.8, SL.2.2