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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:55 PM EST, Wed December 5, 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 6, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might the inclusion of movie clips impact a news report? When might including movie clips be appropriate and inappropriate?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What does a new report say about employment among young people? What are some reasons for these statistics? In your view, what could a young job applicant do to improve his or her chances of being hired?

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Why are some schools considering a longer school day? What kinds of activities are being proposed for this extended school day? What do supporters and critics say about this proposal? Do you think that longer school days result in improved student achievement? What kinds of activities would you want to see in your school day if it was extended by an hour and a half?

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What is the purpose of camouflage? What are some features of a new type of camouflage? How does this technology work? What might be the pros and cons of using this technology? Can you think of uses for this technology in other settings? Explain.

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According to the program: How is Rob McCullough addressing the issue of bullying? What message is McCullough trying to deliver to students? How do you think students, teachers and parents might react to McCullough's message?

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