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Trump vs. Cruz in Texas

Super Tuesday, the day when 12 states hold their presidential primaries, is today. Texas has a big race, with the possible prize of 155 delegates. One of the Republican candidates, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is hoping to win his home state. While Cruz has many supporters, some are having a hard time trusting him. His main rival, billionaire Donald Trump, is surging in popularity, even in Cruz’s home state. Listen to hear more about the Republican primary race in Texas.

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

Discussion Themes

  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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