This close-reading lesson of Donald Trump's inaugural address is perfect for students who are passionate about current events and social justice. The lesson is aligned to common core standards.
Have an engaging, interesting, and relevant lesson within seconds! The lesson is simple, straightforward, and rigorous! Questions are scaffolded for students to feel successful while text-dependent to prepare for AP-Language.
Students will be able to comprehend the main idea from Donald Trump's Inauguration address by: 1. Considering his intended audience 2. Identifying what he argues are the central problems and solutions and 3. Explaining what actions he wants the American people to take.
1. Student handout with full-text speech and aligned comprehension questions
2. Student handout answer key
3. PowerPoint with pictures, objectives, directions, and discussion questions.