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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:16 PM EST, Tue December 4, 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) -- December 5, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might video of remote areas be used to draw attention to the issues affecting those areas?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What warning did President Obama issue to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad? Why did he issue this warning? What actions do you think the United States and other members of the international community might take if Syria uses chemical weapons against rebels? What have Syrian officials said regarding chemical weapons? Why do you think that the international community might respond differently to the use of chemical weapons than conventional weapons?

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What have some presidential candidates who didn't win the election done after it was over? In the report, what advice does a former congressman offer about "making a difference" after an election? What jobs do you think would best suit a former presidential candidate? What unique skills do you think a candidate develops on the campaign trail?

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According to the report: Why are coral reefs important? Why are scientists mapping the world's coral reefs? How has the Great Barrier Reef changed in recent decades? Why do you think that the scientists in the video feel it's important to preserve coral reefs? What, if anything, do you think could happen if coral reefs around the world continue to decline?

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