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CURRENT EVENT | NOVEMBER 15, 2016

Trump Supporters React to Election Win

Reaction to the results of the U.S. Presidential election were both positive and negative. This story describes the reaction by Trump supporters in Pennsylvania. To hear about people protesting Trump’s election, listen to this story.

Many voters in Morgantown Pennsylvania voted for Donald Trump because they say they think he will bring back blue collar manufacturing jobs in the area. Trump’s message of reforming the government and preventing illegal immigration were also appealing to these voters. Listen to hear the reaction of these Trump supporters.

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Story Length: 1:53

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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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