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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:55 PM EDT, Tue September 11, 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) -- September 12, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Whom would you want to interview for a news report about the 9/11 terrorist attacks? What questions would you ask?

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Daily Discussion Questions

How did Americans mark yesterday's anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks? What were some of the things said during these events? What do you think are some other ways in which Americans can remember 9/11?

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What is a recession? How would you define an economic recovery? According to the report, what are some possible reasons why the current recovery is slow? What, if anything, do you think could be done to address these issues? Explain.

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What are some of the organisms on a new list of the 100 most endangered species? What are some reasons why these species are endangered? What do you think might be the challenges of trying to save these species? What do you think might happen if these species go extinct?

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How does CNN Hero Marlo Manning help dog owners? Why does she do it? What benefits can dogs provide to people? If you could create a charity for pets, what would be your organization's mission?

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