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Daily Discussion - March 21, 2013

updated 5:27 PM EDT, Wed March 20, 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) -- March 21, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What different responses might students in different parts of the world have to the story of Malala Yousafzai?

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Daily Discussion Questions

Whom is President Obama scheduled to visit in the Middle East? What will be some of the topics discussed at these meetings? Why do you think these topics were chosen? What criteria could be used to determine whether these kinds of meetings are successful?

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Who is Malala Yousafzai? What cause does she support? What does Malala say about returning to school? Why do you think Malala is so determined to get an education? Why do you think that education is not guaranteed to everyone in some countries?

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Who are some of the women mentioned in today's program who have made achievements in the arts? What are some of their accomplishments? What other women can you name who have found success in the arts? What might be the benefits and challenges of pursuing a career in these fields?

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Where do the Paraguayan students in the video get their instruments for the orchestra? What do the people in the video say about the orchestra? What was your impression of the musical quality of these instruments? Where do you think the students got the information needed to build their instruments?

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