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Tara Rich

Listening to Stories: "Here Comes the Garbage Barge"

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: Reading

Student Instructions

1. 👂Listen to the story "Here Comes the Garbage Barge" by clicking on the link. 2. 🗣 What can you do to make less than 4 pounds of garbage each day. 3. 💡 Think about the garbage in your community. Where does it go after it is thrown in the trash? Do you think your local landfill smells as terrible as the Garbage Barge? 4. What do you think would happen to your community if everyone was careless about their garbage? Draw a picture to represent what it would look like. 5. What would you tell a friend if you saw him/her throw garbage on the ground?