CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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November 22, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What techniques do retailers use when trying to encourage consumers to visit their stores? In your opinion, which of these methods, if any, are effective? Explain.
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Daily Discussion Questions
What details are known about a recent, terrorism-related arrest in New York City? Why do you think that authorities described the suspect as a "lone wolf"? How do you think that investigating an alleged lone wolf is different than investigating an organized group?
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Who is Richard St. Denis? How does St. Denis help disabled people in Mexico? Why do you think that St. Denis chose to help people in Mexico? How do you think that St. Denis' efforts affect the people he is trying to help? Can you think of other ways to help the people in the report?
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Why did dozens of high school students sing for a teacher in Texas? If you saw a teacher being bullied by students, how would you react? What do you think should be the consequences for students who verbally abuse teachers? Explain.
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What are some traditions associated with Thanksgiving? How do you think that these traditions began? What are you most thankful for, and why? In your opinion, how should people demonstrate their gratitude?
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