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Women's March

Historic Events

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read about the historic rally called the Women’s March on Washington that took place the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president. Students learn and practice new vocabulary and discuss whether or not the event was inclusive and effective.

This lesson covers sensitive themes, including gender issues, abortion, and politics. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • demonstration
  • inauguration
  • solidarity
  • LGBTQ
  • inclusiveness
  • activist
  • pay tribute
  • platform
  • common thread
  • momentum
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • research task
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)