CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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October 10, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What kind of images and video would you select for a news report about economic conditions in your community?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the current U.S. unemployment rate? Why do you think that 90% of Americans describe current U.S. economic conditions as poor? What factors would you consider to describe the state of the U.S. economy?
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What is your reaction to what the students in the report said about bullying? What forms of bullying can you think of? Have you ever witnessed bullying? What responsibility do you think that students, parents, educators and others should have in addressing the issue of bullying?
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How does Jonathon Prince plan to raise awareness among young people about space travel? What challenges do you think that Prince and Space-X might face in trying to reach the moon? How do you think that young people might react if Prince accomplishes his goal? Would it affect your views on space travel? Explain.
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