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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.

  • 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)