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vrijdag 16 maart 2018

School Walkout

On 14 March, thousands of students across America walked out on classes.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • massacre - the violent killing of many people
  • fallen friends - friends that have been killed
  • change is achievable - it is possible to make things change
  • to deliver change - to make change happen
  • to face massive obstacles - to meet big problems and such that make it difficult to do something
  • gun lobby - a group of people who argue for the right of all people to own a gun
  • potent message - very powerful message
  • electoral power - power to make your voice heard by voting
  • defiance - brave resistance against an authority
  • decision-makers - people who influence and make decisions
  • clamour for change - loud or strong demand for change
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Why did students walk out of schools across the country?

  2. What happened in Colombine, Colorado?

  3. The students sat in silence for 17 minutes. Why 17 minutes?

  4. Which obstacles do the students face?

  5. Complete the students’ message: Enough ...