Trash Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Andy Mulligan
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 164 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Mulligan, Andy. Trash. Ember Books, 2010. Print.

• The novel begins with Raphael Fernandez as the narrator, as he introduces himself as a dumpsite boy, a 14-year-old boy who sifts through trash in an unnamed Third World country and lives among the mountains of waste.

• Sometimes "foreigners" (3) come to Behala and when they do come, they visit the Mission School.

• Raphael says that sometimes people assume that he finds great treasures at least once in a while, but he relates that most of the time, all he finds is "stuppa" (3), which he defines as human muck.

• There are no toilets within most of the city, so most people defecate onto paper and throw the paper away.

• He says he had previously lived at a dumpsite called Smoky Mountain, but after it became overfilled and collapsed...

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