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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:25 PM EDT, Tue August 28, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use these questions to help students understand today's featured news stories
  • Today's Daily Discussion includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- August 29, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What makes an effective TV interview? What might an interviewer do to try to ensure a good interview?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What events were scheduled for the Republican National Convention yesterday? What is a delegate? How does a person become a delegate to a political convention? Why might someone want to become a delegate?

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According to the program, what event has been called "the single most catastrophic natural disaster in U.S. history"? How did this disaster affect the Gulf region? How do you think the lessons learned from this disaster were applied in preparation for future storms?

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What historic achievement did golfer Lydia Ko accomplish recently? In the report, what did Ko and others say about her accomplishment? What was your opinion about it? What impact might people have on a sport when they excel at it at a young age?

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What world record does Paralympian Matt Stutzman hold? What does Stutzman say about competing for America in these games? What was your reaction to Stutzman's accomplishments and interview?

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