Ms. Foster, 6th Grade Language Arts

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Resources for Debates:

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Plastic bags and bottles:
Where Thoreau Lived, Crusade Over Bottles:
New life for plastic bottles: Drink up!:
Cool, clear water ... bottles? (health beat):
Plastic Bag Bans Protect the Environment:
Plastic Bag Bans Do Not Protect the Environment:
Mandatory Recycling Wastes Resources:
Recycling Does Not Reduce Waste:
Plastic Bags Are Useful and Should Not Be Banned:
Bag battle: should towns ban plastic bags?:
Bye-bye, bags!
Seeing a Pitched Battle Over Plastic Bags:
All bottled up:
 Violent video games for kids:
Violent Video Games Do Not Cause Violence:

Violent Video Games Are a Form of Free Speech:|EJ3010926209&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

Introduction to Video Games: Opposing Viewpoints:|EJ3010669101&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

Video games could be next big export:|A476921878&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

Are video games the key to world peace?|A483423036&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=   

Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?:

Do video games lead to violence?

Can playing video games be good for kids?

9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You:

Video Game May Help Keep Aging Brains Sharp:

Video game play may provide learning, health, social benefits, review finds:

The Impact of Video Games:

The positive effect of action video games:  Speed of visual processing:

Playing Video Games Can Help Or Hurt, Depending On Whom You Ask:

Why video games may be good for you:

Pit bulls as pets:

Man's best friend? Dogfight brews over pit bull bans:|A136710954&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

A Dog Who Was Pure Muscle And All Heart:|A168590556&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

Dogs attack schoolchildren, killing one and mauling another:|A478080546&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

Montreal's Pit Bull Ban Suspended Until Wednesday:|A465418094&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary=

Montreal considering appeal of court ruling on pit bulls:|A465810771&windowstate=normal&activityType=&failOverType=&commentary

Pit Bulls: What's Hype, What's Not:

 Position Statement on Pit Bulls:

Why It Matters That PetSmart Discriminates Against Pit Bulls:
Junk food in schools: