Recycling Featured, Open
By: Hyelim Kang (Vista Academy)
Topic(s): D. Global Awareness & Community Engagement, Environmental Issues & Sustainability
Performance Target: Intermediate High-CEFR B1




Stage 1: What are the Desired Result? (Culture Standard)
Unit Overview

The recycling program is used as a method of keeping the environment clean for people and wildlife. In this unit, students will investigate how recycling programs impact our lives and communities to improve environmental issues through a variety of tasks.

Enduring Understanding

The recycling program is one of the important methods of keeping the environment clean.

Recycling programs improve both economic and environmental issues.

Recycling regulations may differ from country to country based on their culture, value, and belief.

Proper waste disposal is the responsibility of all the members of the community, not the individual.

Essential Questions

What is a recycling program?

How does the recycling program benefit or improve environmental issues?

Who is responsible for recycling?

How do we encourage responsibility?

How does culture determine incentives for those participate in the recycling program?

How do we encourage responsibility toward to recycling program?

Should recycling be mandatory or voluntary to address environmental issues?

How does culture determine incentives for those who participate in the recycling program?

Intercultural Competence

In 1995, as a way to reduce the rapidly increasing amount of garbage, South Korea devised a method of purchasing and disposing of designated garbage bags. This law was implemented with the principle that the polluter should bear the cost of restoration and damage caused by environmental destruction or pollution.

Waste management and recycling program in Korea are strict and mandatory by law. Therefore, it is important to learn about Korea's recycling programs to avoid any unlawful action.

Stage 2: Determine Acceptable Evidence (Communication Standard)
Context for the Summative Performance Assessment

COVID-19 has worsened the waste and recycling programs around the world. You have been chosen by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to travel to Korea, the second-highest recycling country among the OECD country and study how recycling can benefit our community and the environment.

Summative Performance Assessment
Interpretive

Students determine how the recycling program affects or benefits the environmental issues.

Interpersonal

Students debate mandatory .vs voluntary recycling programs by supporting their ideas, opinions, and thoughts using evidence.

Presentational

Students write a letter to encourage neighbors or the community to participate in the recycling program.


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Stage 3: Learning Experiences and Instruction (Connections-Comparisons-Communities Standard)
Communicative Mode
Formative Assessments during the lessons, aligning Connections, Comparisons and Communities. Performance Assessment Student Statements(PASS) Language, culture, content for each task Intercultural Competence Can Do's
Interpretive Reading View
https://simjuliana.tistory.com/3051

Connections

Students make a list of recyclable and non-recyclable wastes.

I can identify the recyclable and non-recyclable wastes. New

분리 separation, 배출dispose, 폐 waste

Review

플라스틱 Plastic , 비닐 vinyl, 캔 Can, 책 book, 종이 paper

Spiral

~류 a class, group, classify (종이류, 플라스틱류, 책자류, 비닐류)

I can compare how recyclable items/wastes differ between Korea and the US.

Presentational Speaking View
https://simjuliana.tistory.com/3051

Comparison

I can recycle household wastes followed by the regulations.

I can explain the recycling regulations. Review

Household items.

Spiral

~한 뒤

New

Different speech levels. ~요. ~합니다.

I can explain how recycling regulations differ or are similar between Korea and the US.

Interpersonal Speaking View
https://simjuliana.tistory.com/3051

Comparison

Students share how they recycle household waste at home.
Students explain the proper way to recycle household waste.

I can explain how I recycle household wastes. Review

Recyclable objects: 플라스틱Plastic, 종이paper, 병bottle, 캔 can,

New

Verbs: 비우다 empty, 헹구다 rinse, 제거하다 remove, 찌그러트리기 crush

Spiral

~기: a suffix which lets you create a noun (roughly = -ing) from a verb/adjective.

I can explain how Koreans recycle household wastes.

Interpretive Viewing View
https://www.jejusi.go.kr/recycle/intro/intro/effect.do

Communities

What are the economic benefits of recycling programs?

I can identify how much profit can generate from the recycling program. Review

Household items/wastes.

Spiral

-하면: verb connective forms

New

이익profit
발생 Occur
절감 Reduction
외화 foreign currency

I can explain how the recycling program benefits the environment and economic factors.

Interpersonal Speaking View
https://www.jejusi.go.kr/recycle/intro/intro/effect.do

Communities

Students explore the decomposition period of recycling and its positive effects.

I can share the advantage of the recycling program. Review

Time frame, Household items/wastes, units(liter, Kg, kw, watt, ton)

Spiral

~ 수 (~할 수)
~도 (~않아도)
~면 (~하면)

New

Speech level:~니다

I can share about the recycling culture and how it benefits Korean society.

Presentational Speaking View
https://www.jejusi.go.kr/recycle/intro/intro/effect.do

Comparison

Students express their opinion and ideas about the recycling program.

I can express my opinions on the recycling program with supporting evidence. Review

Household items/wastes.

Spiral

Descriptive adjectives.

Review

Past tense. Future tense.

I can understand how cultural factors and beliefs influence recycling programs.

Interpretive Viewing View
http://www.reporternside.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=86019

Communities

Recycling is the process of converting waste into reusable material. There are many everyday products made from recycled materials. For example, used papers can become new papers/notebooks, used milk cartons can turn into toilet papers, and used plastic bottles to fabrics/clothes.

I can make a list of products/items made from recycled wastes. Review

List of recyclable household wastes.

Spiral

Future tense: ~할 수, 만들 수

New

재탄생, Speech level

I can identify how wastes can be recycled and turned into new things through the Korean recycling program.

Interpersonal Speaking View
http://www.reporternside.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=86019

Connections

Recommend items made from recycled materials to encourage someone to participate in the recycling program.

I can encourage someone to participate in the recycling program by introducing products made from recycled materials. Review

Household items/wastes.

Spiral

Future tense: ~할 수, 만들 수

New

재탄생, Speech level

I can identify how wastes can be recycled and turned into new things through the Korean recycling program.

Presentational Writing View
http://www.reporternside.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=86019

Communities

Write a letter to explain the products made from recycled materials and encourage communities to participate in recycling programs.

I can write a letter to encourage my community to participate in recycling programs. Review

List of recyclable household wastes.

Spiral

Future tense: ~할 수, 만들 수

New

재탄생, Speech level

I can explain the Korean recycling program and how household wastes can be turned into new products.

Interpretive Reading View
https://www.seoulsolution.kr/ko/content/%EC%93%B0%EB%A0%88%EA%B8%B0-%EC%A2%85%EB%9F%89%EC%A0%9C

Comparison

In 1995, South Korea devised a method of purchasing and disposing of designated garbage bags to reduce the garbages. This law was implemented with the principle that the polluter should bear the cost of restoration and damage caused by environmental destruction or pollution.

I can identify how and why Koreans have strict recycling programs. Review

Recyclable and non- recyclable wastes.

New

종량제, 수수료, 원칙, 의의

Spiral

Particles

I can identify the value of recycling programs in Korea.

Interpersonal Speaking View
https://www.seoulsolution.kr/ko/content/%EC%93%B0%EB%A0%88%EA%B8%B0-%EC%A2%85%EB%9F%89%EC%A0%9C

Comparison

In 1995, South Korea devised a method of purchasing and disposing of designated garbage bags to reduce the garbages. This law was implemented with the principle that the polluter should bear the cost of restoration and damage caused by environmental destruction or pollution.

I can share my personal thoughts on designated garbage bags needed to purchase when disposing of trash in Korea. Review

Opinion words and phrases.

New

Opinion clues:

New

Transition words

I can compare how recycling methods differ between Korea and the US

Presentational Speaking View
https://www.seoulsolution.kr/ko/content/%EC%93%B0%EB%A0%88%EA%B8%B0-%EC%A2%85%EB%9F%89%EC%A0%9C

Communities

In 1995, South Korea devised a method of purchasing and disposing of designated garbage bags to reduce the garbages. This law was implemented with the principle that the polluter should bear the cost of restoration and damage caused by environmental destruction or pollution.

I can deliver a speech about how Korea's recycling culture has developed. Review

Opinion words and phrases.

New

Opinion clues

New

Transition words

I can broaden my understanding of the recycling culture that differs from country to country.

Interpretive Reading View
https://www.busan.go.kr/depart/index

Connections

Students share how they have been recycling at home and make a better recycling plan for the future.

I can provide a list of recycling methods that I have been practicing. Review

Past tense and future tense.

Review

Opinion words and phrases.

New

Transition words

I compare the recycling method I have practiced with the recycling method in Korea.

Interpersonal Speaking View
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQXnmyshpFA

Comparison

Recycling programs are affected significantly as the use of single-use plastic increases due to the COVID-19.

I can share my personal thoughts on reducing the use of single-use plastic or disposal items. Review

Past tense and future tense.

Review

Household items.

New

Opinion words and phrases.

I can explain how COVID-19 affects the recycling program around the world.

Presentational Writing View
https://www.busan.go.kr/depart/index

Communities

Participation in recycling programs is important for the environment and reducing economic loss.

I can create a poster to explain my recycling plan and encourage readers to participate in the program. Review

Household items/wastes.

New

Future tense.

New

Speech level.

I can understand how individual's' culture, tradition, and beliefs relate to recycling programs.

Interpretive Viewing View
https://m.blog.naver.com/hudpr/221772770355

Communities

Many countries encourage people to recycle through incentives. In the United States, there is an incentive program that gives you 5 cents back when you bring a used plastic or glass bottle. In Korea, if you bring used milk cartons, used batteries, or used paper cups to the community center, they will exchange them for toilet paper, new batteries, or designated garbage bags.

I can describe how incentives encourage people to participate in the recycling program. Review

Recyclable objects

Review

Household Items

New

교환 exchange, 장려 encourage, 인센티브 incentive, 주민센터 community center

I can explain the recycling incentive programs implemented in each country.

Materials and Other Resources

Infographic:

https://www.busan.go.kr/environment/ahwastepolicy0901

https://www.jejusi.go.kr/recycle/intro/intro/effect.do

http://www.reporternside.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=86019

https://simjuliana.tistory.com/3051

http://www.24news.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=151205

https://m.blog.naver.com/hudpr/221772770355

Article:
https://www.seoulsolution.kr/ko/content/%EC%93%B0%EB%A0%88%EA%B8%B0-%EC%A2%85%EB%9F%89%EC%A0%9C

Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQXnmyshpFA

https://imnews.imbc....3236_28802.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sZiMnEEBIU

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