ESL Library is now Ellii!

Unsupported Browser

Ellii may not function properly in Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox instead.

Unsupported Browser

Ellii may not function properly in older browsers. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.

UN Plastics Treaty

That's News to Me

High Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring content from The Associated Press, students read about the UN's resolution to address plastic pollution. This lesson includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, a photo, and a speaking task.

Vocabulary
  • binding
  • unanimously
  • resolution
  • on track
  • fashion
  • framework
  • treaty
  • endorsement
  • bold
  • stable
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)