(CNN Student News) -- November 11, 2013
This Veterans Day, CNN Student News explores the history surrounding the holiday and some patriotic stories associated with it. We also examine how a massive typhoon affected the Philippines, and we look at what could be ahead this week regarding a controversial U.S. health care law.
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Media Literacy Question of the Day:
If you were to produce a video honoring veterans, what forms of media would you include? What elements do you think would have the most impact? Explain.
Key Concepts: Identify or explain these subjects you heard about in today's show:
1. storm surge
2. health care plan
3. military veteran
Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?
1. What was the impact of Typhoon Haiyan as described in today's program? What is this storm's predicted path?
2. Why has the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) been in the news lately? What did people in the report say about this law?
3. What did you learn about Veterans Day from today's program? What is the story behind the Country Music Awards' 2013 Song of the Year?
1. When a major storm is approaching, what do you think influences people's decisions on whether to evacuate or stay at home?
2. What is your opinion of the controversies surrounding Obamacare? What were your thoughts on President Obama's apology regarding some effects of the law? Who do you think should be responsible for addressing the problems associated with the law? Explain.
3. If you could interview a veteran, what questions would you ask? How does your community commemorate Veterans Day? Can you think of other ways to honor military veterans? Explain.
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