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(CNN Student News) -- April 2, 2009

1. Who is Gordon Brown? What conference is he hosting this week?

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2. According to the report, what are some goals that Prime Minister Brown has set for the G-20? Based on the information in this segment, how do you think that some other nations might respond to his proposed goals?

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3. Do you think that the G-20 members will be able to reach an agreement on how to address the global economic crisis? Why or why not?

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4. What issues have protesters launched demonstrations about in London this week? What actions did some of these protesters take yesterday?

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5. According to the report: At what location did protesters gather yesterday? What strategies did some police units use against these protesters?

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6. Do you think that protesting is an effective method of sending a message about a particular issue? If so, why? If not, can you think of a more effective method for ordinary citizens to communicate with world leaders? Explain.

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7. Do you think that it is important for citizens of one nation to recognize world leaders of other countries? Why or why not?

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8. What is autism? How widespread is this disorder? With what functions do people with autism tend to have difficulty?

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9. According to the report: What are some challenges that teachers of autistic students face? How do they attempt to meet those challenges? What is the main goal that autism teachers set for their students?

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10. Do you think that you could teach autistic students? Why or why not?

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