ERIC Number: ED394494
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, April 1-30, 1996.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network Newsroom broadcasts for the month of April, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered include: the Montana standoff between federal authorities and the Freemen; debunking myths about homelessness; police brutality caught on videotape; the plane crash involving Commerce Secretary Ron Brown; and the apprehension of a suspect in the Unabomber case (April 1-5); party control of Congressional seats; community resources contributing to art education; civil war in Liberia; and a plane crash involving a seven-year-old pilot (April 8-12); guerilla war between Israel and the Hezbollah; political "third parties"; controversy over the American Red Cross blood supply; and gender-based differences (April 15-19); the gender gap in election campaigning; President Clinton's summit with Boris Yeltsin; the ten-year anniversary of the Chernobyl accident marked by a similar incident; the auction of Jacqueline Onassis' belongings; and passage of the health insurance reform bill (April 22-26); a Middle East cease-fire; ancient Americans, and offering free television spots as a means to "clean up" political campaigning (April 29-30). (BEW)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Available electronically through: firstname.lastname@example.org, Lesson Plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: Cable News Network; CNN Newsroom
Note: Videos of the broadcasts may be ordered from Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (specify date; videos, $10.95 per episode).