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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:43 PM EDT, Tue May 8, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- May 9, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Should the news media inform the public about alleged terrorism plots? Explain.

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Daily Discussion Questions

What is known about an alleged terrorism plot that officials say was recently foiled? What questions would you ask national security officials about this subject? How do you as a viewer respond to news stories like this?

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What do you know about the colony at Roanoke? Why is it called the "Lost Colony"? What evidence have historians recently discovered regarding Roanoke? What do you think that investigators should do next in the search for this colony? Why might finding out what happened to this colony be significant?

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What new type of vehicle has Nevada approved? What do you think might be the potential benefits and drawbacks of this technology? Would you want to have a car with this technology? Why or why not?

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According to the report: What challenges do refugees face when they arrive in America? How does Mark Kabban help young refugees in San Diego? Can you think of other activities that could draw people into an education program? What resources might such an education program require?

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