Trump, the President of the US

About

This theme page presents lesson plans and materials to learn about the new President of the USA, Donald Trump, following him from the election day into the first weeks of his presidency.

Background

Full PBS NewsHour Election Day Coverage 2016 - YouTube
A 9-hour news programme from the election night
 
US election: A wild ride - 19 months in 170 seconds - BBC News
US election: A wild ride – 19 months in 170 seconds – BBC News (2:53)http://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2016-37893295The US presidential election has lasted for 19 months.
In 170 seconds -highlights of the campaign
 
What went wrong? - YouTube
What went wrong? – YouTube (1:57) https://youtu.be/rzcOAQarLzcPundits, the press and everyone else missed the Donald Trump movement. Now where do we go? by Jon-Christopher Bua
 
Why Trump Will SMASH Hillary - YouTube
Why Trump Will SMASH Hillary – YouTube (15:41) https://youtu.be/LibRNYJmZ-IA prediction that came true, the reasons explained                                     .
 
Hillary Clinton full concession speech - YouTube
Hillary Clinton full concession speech – YouTube (13:49) https://youtu.be/rWc0UNI9zjAHillary Clinton addresses staff and supporters at the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan following her loss to Donald Trump
 

Listening

Learn English (ESL) with Donald Trump and the Game of Thrones: Great Listening Exercise (Transcript Below) – English Video Lessons
Learn English (ESL) with Donald Trump and the Game of Thrones: Great Listening Exercise (Transcript Below) – English Video Lessons (2:41)http://englishvideolessons.net/english-listening-lessons/learn-english-esl-with-donald-trump-and-the-game-of-thrones-great-listening-exercise-transcript-below/An English Listening Lesson from American politics.  Donald Trump could be the next president of the United States …
  (Transcript Below)

Reading

Trump in Transition - What's Next for America? - Political Storm
Trump in Transition – What’s Next for America? – Political Stormhttp://www.politicalstorm.com/trump-transition-whats-next-america/While Team Obama is working on overdrive to secure the “Obama Legacy” and the outgoing POTUS is rallying the Democrats on Capitol Hill to save Obamacare, T | Jon-Christopher Bua | Political Storm
Trump’s War with China Gets Underway | The Times in Plain English
Trump’s War with China Gets Underway | The Times in Plain Englishhttp://www.thetimesinplainenglish.com/trumps-war-with-china-gets-underway/Donald Trump made China an enemy in his campaign. He said China stole jobs from U.S. workers. He said he would impose tariffs on goods made in China.
Computer scientists urge Clinton campaign to challenge election results - CNNPolitics.com
Computer scientists urge Clinton campaign to challenge election results – CNNPolitics.comhttp://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/22/politics/hillary-clinton-challenge-results/index.htmlHillary Clinton’s campaign is being urged by a number of top computer scientists to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, according to a source with knowledge of the request.

Lesson Plans

Doomsday Clock - Breaking News English Lesson - ESL Lesson Plan
Doomsday Clock – Breaking News English Lesson – ESL Lesson Planhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1701/170130-doomsday-clock.htmlEnglish News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – Doomsday Clock – Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3… current events. 3 levels
Famous People Lessons: English Lesson on Donald J. Trump
Famous People Lessons: English Lesson on Donald J. Trumphttp://www.famouspeoplelessons.com/d/donald-trump.htmlFamousPeople Lessons: Free 13-Page lesson plan / worksheet on Donald J Trump – Handouts, online activity and mp3.
Monthly news lesson: Why Hillary Clinton lost the election | Onestopenglish
Monthly news lesson: Why Hillary Clinton lost the election | Onestopenglishhttp://www.onestopenglish.com/skills/news-lessons/monthly-topical-news-lessons/monthly-news-lesson-why-hillary-clinton-lost-the-election/555685.articleAs Democrats try to understand their loss to such an unpopular and divisive rival, problems with Clinton’s campaign offer some explanation. Click on the headline to get to the pdf.
Donald Trump - Breaking News English Lesson - ESL
Donald Trump – Breaking News English Lesson – ESLhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1512/151213-donald-trump.htmlEnglish News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – A lesson plan based on a reading / listeningtext in three levels with various activities.
Donald Trump Tax Returns - Breaking News English Lesson - ESL
Donald Trump Tax Returns – Breaking News English Lesson – ESLhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1610/161004-donald-trump-tax-returns.htmlEnglish News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – A lesson plan based on a reading / listeningtext in three levels with various activities.
President Donald Trump - Breaking News English Lesson - ESL
President Donald Trump – Breaking News English Lesson – ESLhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1611/161111-president-donald-trump.htmlEnglish News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson A lesson plan based on a reading / listeningtext in three levels with various activities.

Viewing

Is Trump REALLY a Fascist? – 8-Bit Philosophy - YouTube
Is Trump REALLY a Fascist? – 8-Bit Philosophy – YouTube (5:34)https://youtu.be/-mAG-0PKpgEJoin Wisecrack! SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/1y8Veir Start building your website with Squarespace! ►► http://wscrk.com/8BsquareTF Use the Offer Code: 8BIT for…
Donald Trump’s message is violent to its core - YouTube
Donald Trump’s message is violent to its core – YouTube  (5:22) https://youtu.be/0ZKDmYfhMhQViolence is scary. But violence as a political ideology is terrifying. Subscribe to our channel!
Authoritarianism: The political science that explains Trump - YouTube
Authoritarianism: The political science that explains Trump – YouTube (6:44)https://youtu.be/5YU9djt_CQMThe obscure research that predicted Donald Trump. For more, read Amanda Taub’s feature “The rise of American authoritarianism”: