Upcycling in the Classroom Workshop Sessions
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select an upcycling project, create a TEACHING English lesson for your video.n You may use this guide exactly, OR use this guide as a model and create your own Upcycling project.
· How to start the lesson,
· How to make the Upcycled/Recycled
tool or activity that you create or
· For your reimagination find a way
that you could use these ideas yourself.
· What does Upcycling means?
· What are the three Rs to help create
a sustainable environment.
· Would you use patches or badges for
student completion of an activity or a series of lessons?
· My students like to work with end
pieces or convert one objects into another.
· I have made models of living things
by reusing a variety of clean, previous used materials.
· What would you like to learn to make
Develop or select a template for
teachers to use
based on our conference sessions.
mainstays of everyday language.
· What’s the weather today?
· What do I wear today?
· How can we travel?
mainstays of common employment
If we live
· A farm
· A town
· A city
mainstays of ecosystems
If we live
· A desert
· A jungle
· A woodland
· A prairie
The basics for little ones
here are from the Oxford Learners Dictionary vocabulary suggestions.
Some of the
words are British English, since this is Oxford University Press list, so check
all the words to make sure that you or the English speakers where you live
would refer to words like:
Sett – the home of a badger
Drey – the home of a squirrel
Animal Homes – Click here to see a short list of the
English names of Animal homes they live.
Bird Homes – Click here to see a short list of
the English names of Bird Homes.
Insect Homes – Click here to see a short list of
the English names of Insect Homes.
these blog posts at Pink Stripey Socks that use Recycling/Upcycling with a STEAM
topic. What is STEAM?
learning standard and select an upcycling activity to teach a lesson that
(2021, December 31).
Vocabulary Topics. Oxford Learning Dictionaries. Retrieved
December 31, 2021, from https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/
Education and Upcycling
(2015, January 1). Creative
Educator | A creative approach to teaching. Upcycle | Creative
Educator. Retrieved December 31, 2022, from http://creativeeducator.tech4learning.com/2015/lessons/upcycle
Gendell, A. (2014, March
11). Green Biz. Why upcycling is both a science and an art. Retrieved
December 31, 2021, from https://www.greenbiz.com/article/why-upcycling-both-science-and-art
Candice. (2013, January 1).
The Refab Diaries. Upcycle Shampoo Bottles. Retrieved January
2, 2022, from https://www.refabdiaries.com/2013/11/upcycle-shampoo-bottles.html