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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 4:06 PM EST, Tue February 5, 2013
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) -- February 5, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What is newsworthy about an electrical disruption of the Super Bowl? Should the media devote more or less time to covering it? Explain.

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Daily Discussion Questions

Who is Malala Yousufzai? Why was she attacked? What do Malala and her doctors say about her recovery from this attack? What do you think will be next for Malala? In your view, should she continue fighting for girls' education rights in Pakistan? Explain.

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What do archaeologists and researchers say they've discovered in Britain? What might be important about this discovery? In what different ways did technology aid their research? Do you think it's important for the country to hold a memorial service for the medieval king? What is significant about plans to bury his purported remains in a cathedral?

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According to the program, how did a blackout affect the Super Bowl? What did NFL commissioner Roger Goodell say about the situation? Did you watch the Super Bowl? If so, what are your thoughts on the blackout?

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What is origami? How did origami inspire the construction of the kayak seen in today's program? Would you be interested in using that kayak? Why or why not? Can you think of any other items that could be constructed in a similar fashion? What might be the challenges of creating such an item?

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