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(CNN Student News) -- October 5, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

In your opinion, what types of information might news reports reveal about living conditions in other countries?

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Typhoon Parma

Describe the impact of Typhoon Parma, as seen in the report.

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Why do you think that the family featured in the report would choose to live in a typhoon-prone region?

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In your opinion, how might residents in typhoon-prone regions prepare for these storms?

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Olympic Announcement

Describe your reaction to the announcement that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will host the 2016 Olympic Games.

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What criteria would you use to select the host city for a global sporting event?

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Giving Back

What are some of Dr. Raul Ruiz's accomplishments? Why does he say that he chose to practice medicine in his home town?

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What characteristics does Dr. Ruiz demonstrate in the report?

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In what ways do you think that you might be able to make a difference in your community?

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