ERIC Number: ED396664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-May
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, May 1-31, 1996.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network (CNN) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of May, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and lists of related news terms. Topics covered include: United States-Israel anti-terrorism accord, the comeback of baseball merchandising, marketing strategies, Indian elections, and safety in laying underground pipes with a robotic backhoe (May 1-3); Israel-Palestine peace talks, political protest music, the Bosnian War Crimes tribunal, official police presence at fast food restaurants, pollen allergies, schism between F. W. De Klerk's and Nelson Mandela's political parties in South Africa, (May 6-10); candidate "marketing," difficulties of Liberian refugees, fat content of foods, the U.S. threats of trade sanctions on China, the history of the United Farm Workers' union, Bob Dole's resignation from the Senate, space shuttle launches, biorhythms, and the Dead Sea Scrolls online (May 13-17); the Endeavor lift-off, "cyber-campaigns," an oil-for-food agreement between Iraq and the United nations, the controversy over renewing China's Most Favored Nation status, attracting a professional sports team to one's town, microbes in drinking water, treatments to reduce pain, and the dissolution of a Chinese gun-smuggling operation (May 20-24); a peace agreement between Russia and Chechnya, economic growth in India, the Amish, traffic control during the 1996 Olympics, the Whitewater verdicts, and the cliffhanger in the Israeli elections (May 28-31). (BEW)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Electronic version: firstname.lastname@example.org, Lesson plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN. Videos of the broadcast: Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30433-5780 (specify date; $10.95 per episode).
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: No guide for May 27 (Memorial Day).