ERIC Number: ED398901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, August 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 August, 1996, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and lists of related news terms. Top stories covered include: investigation into the Centennial Olympic Park bombing; and Whitewater trial verdicts (August 1-2); floods and famine in China; U.S. anti-terrorism measures; NASA's press conference on latest findings about life on Mars; fossil discoveries that attribute to a Mars origin; and the decline of juvenile crime (August 5-9); Bob Dole's selection of Jack Kemp as his running mate; unity as the theme of Day One of the Republican National Convention; Newt Gingrich's and Susan Molinari's addresses to the GOP Convention; Elizabeth Dole's address to the Convention; and Dole's acceptance of the GOP nomination (August 12-16); the nomination of Ross Perot for president by the Reform Party; Democrats' preparation for the Convention; the Russia/Chechnya conflict; President Clinton's tobacco regulation proposal; and President Clinton's signing of the welfare reform bill (August 19-23); an interview with President Clinton; the Democrats' opening of the Convention; Day Two of the Convention, focusing on a "families first" agenda; Day Three of the Convention and the "two sides" of President Clinton; and the renomination of the Clinton-Gore ticket (August 26-30). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (videos, $10.95 per episode); 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.
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.