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98 2016 us election

The 2016 US Election

Historic Events

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read about the historical 2016 US election. This was a live lesson that was updated as changes occurred. Version 2.0 is the final post-election version. This lesson includes an information-gap pair activity, discussion questions, and an optional video response task.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2 hours
  • 7 pages
Audio

This lesson does not contain audio.

Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • pair information gap actitivy
  • personal response activity
Vocabulary
  • heated
  • town hall meeting
  • commentary
  • nominee
  • off the cuff
  • face the fact
  • GOP
  • front-runner
  • slogan
  • presumptive
  • mudslinging
  • notorious
Grammar
  • making predictions