Relevance of Recycling in the U.S.

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Learning Objective

Today I am learningabout the cost, effectiveness, and ethics of recycling programs in the U.S.

I know I understand whenI can describe the economical and environmental effects of recycling programs in U.S. cities.

Students will be able towrite about how the recycling program works and be able to critically analyze the costs and benefits of recycling.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.2
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text's explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.

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