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CURRENT EVENT | NOVEMBER 15, 2016

Protesting Trump’s Election

Reaction to the results of the U.S. Presidential election were both positive and negative. This story describes the reaction of some people who supported Hillary Clinton and other candidates to election results. To hear about the reaction of Trump supporters, listen to this story.

Across the country people gathered to voice their anger and disappointment that Donald Trump won the Presidential election. There were marches in several cities, including New York, Seattle, D.C., Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Chicago. In Miami a group of Immigrant’s Rights activists protested and students in California high schools walked out of class. Listen to hear the reaction to the election.

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Story Length: 2:17

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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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