CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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January 18, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What characteristics make stories about people overcoming adversity worthy of an international newscast?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What new information is known regarding the wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia? What conditions do you think rescue workers are dealing with inside the wreck? Explain.
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Who is Kyle Maynard? Why did he recently climb Mt. Kilimanjaro? How do you think that Maynard addressed the challenges of climbing a mountain like Kilimanjaro? What thoughts did you have about this story while watching it?
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How is Samantha Garvey being recognized for her biological research? What qualities do you think might be important for a biological researcher? What does Garvey say in the report about her living situation? What support do you think that students need in order to be academically successful? Explain.
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