CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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February 7, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day
How would you use different forms of media to preserve your story for your family's future generations?
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Daily Discussion Questions
According to the report: Why have some Syrians protested over the past 11 months? How has the Syrian government reacted to these protests? What are some recent developments with regard to the situation in Syria? Do you think the international community should take action regarding the situation in Syria? If so, how? How could citizens show their opposition to, or support for, a government? What do you think might be the pros and cons of doing this? Explain.
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What continent's severely cold weather is featured in today's show? How are some people dealing with this cold snap? How do you think that a severe cold snap might affect local and national economies? Do you prepare for winter storms where you live? If so, how?
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What is genealogy? What is the purpose of the genealogy project featured in the segment? What kinds of documents are contained in the project's database? What do you think are some of the challenges that genealogists face? How might knowing your family history affect your life? What do you know about your family's history, and who in your family's past would you want to know more about?
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