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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 7:10 PM EDT, Sun September 16, 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 17, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What should the media take into account when covering cultural and religious events?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What kind of violence took place in Afghanistan over the weekend? What is a "green-on-blue" attack? What are some of the challenges that coalition forces face in Afghanistan? How do you think these challenges are being addressed?

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According to the report: What are some important events in the history of the U.S. Republican Party? What have been some important issues to the party throughout its history? Who are some notable Republican presidents? What other information would you want to know about the Republican Party?

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When was the U.S. Constitution ratified? What are some of the articles of and amendments to the Constitution? Can you think of ways in which the Constitution has impacted the lives of Americans? Explain.

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When is Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated? What does Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza say about her Hispanic heritage? Why do you think it is important to know one's heritage? How has your heritage influenced you?

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