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					Save the trees
Green Park
Green Park
The Public Lands Bureau has
decided to cut down the trees
in this park on 1 August 2004.
The trees take up valuable
space. We will use this space
to enlarge the children's
playground.
If you object, please write to:
The Director of the Public
Lands Bureau before 18
May 2004.

By order: 15601638/9A
1.Who will cut down the trees?
  The PLB.

2.When will they cut down the trees?
  On 1 August 2004.

3.Why will they cut down the trees?
  To enlarge the children’s
  playground.
4.Which word has the same
  meaning as ‘disagree with a plan’?
 Object.

5.Who should you write to write if
  you disagree with the plan?
 The Director of the PLB.

6.When should you send in your
  letter?
 By 18 May 2004.
Why do we need to protect trees?
 •   Birds and animals live in trees.
 •   Trees hold the soil.
 •   Trees give us shade.
 •   Trees give us food and wood.
 •   Trees make the air clean.
 •   Trees keep cities quieter.
 •   Trees are beautiful to look at.
 •   Some trees are over 3,000 years old
Write a list of the reasons why we
need trees. Try to use a different
sentence starter for each of your
reasons, e.g:
We need trees because ...
Trees are important because ...
Trees are useful because ...
Number your reasons in order of
importance
Order of importance:
1 = most important
2 = next most important
5 = least important
               Reasons
Checklist
Read the other group's letter. Check that it
includes the following points:
 Is the writer's point of view stated
 clearly?

Is the order of the reasons clear?

Have the writers used words like: Firstly,
and Secondly, to order the arguments?

Does the letter end by asking for help?
Write a comment on the letter.

				
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