Polarization in the United States

It is said that polarization is a big issue in the United States. What is polarization, and what can we do about it?


Task 1

Discuss with your partner what the following definition means. Can you give some examples of polarization?

Task 2

Watch the CNN video and discuss the following questions in pairs. Be prepared to discuss your thoughts in groups or with the class.

CNN video (3:58)

Task 3

Write a five-paragraph essay where you describe polarization and share your thoughts on how we can prevent it. You can choose a title or use this: "How Can We Unite?"

  • Max. 250 words.
  • Feel free to use the sources below if you need inspiration.