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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 5:53 PM EST, Mon November 26, 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) -- November 27, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you and your friends respond to videos of teen celebrities championing causes? Do you think that teen celebrities are good spokespeople for getting a message across to a young audience? Why or why not?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to the program: What kinds of recovery efforts are needed in some areas affected by superstorm Sandy? How are officials in New Jersey and New York addressing these issues? How might the clean-up jobs impact residents and the local economies affected by the storm?

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Who is Tristan Nunez? What cause does he champion? What does Nunez say about the difference between driving on the track and driving on the road? Why do you think he feels this way? What experience inspired Nunez to advocate against texting and driving? What actions is he taking to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving? Why do you think that some people still text and drive despite the widely-publicized dangers associated with it?

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What record did basketball player Jack Taylor recently break? What did Taylor say about breaking this record? What did some critics say about Taylor's record? How did Taylor respond to this criticism? What is your opinion of Taylor's accomplishment?

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