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  • Use these questions to help students understand today's featured news stories
  • Today's Daily Discussion includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day
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(CNN Student News) -- November 10, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What elements would you use to produce a news story about the Berlin Wall? Who would you choose to interview for the story? Explain.

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Economic News

What economic indicators were featured in today's program? How have these indicators fared recently?

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In your opinion, are the economic indicators mentioned in today's program connected? If so, how? If not, why not?

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No More Cheap Oil?

According to the report, what factors have contributed to the high price of crude oil?

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In your opinion, what might be the potential impact of the price of oil on countries that do not have their own oil reserves?

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Fall of the Wall

What was the Berlin Wall? When was the Berlin Wall constructed? When was it removed?

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According to the report, where are some pieces of the Berlin Wall located today?

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Why do you think that someone might want to own or display a piece of the wall?

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What do you think that a piece of the Berlin Wall might symbolize to someone who lived in Germany while it was standing?

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CNN Heroes

Who is Jordan Thomas? What foundation did he establish, and why?

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If you could establish a foundation in your name, what would be its focus? Who do you think might donate funds to support your foundation? Explain.

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