ERIC Number: ED402910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. December 1-31, 1996.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for December 1-20, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: eighth annual World AIDS Day, protests in Belgrade, Mother Theresa's condition improves, tens of thousands of marching protesters call for Serbian President Milosevich to resign, scientists reveal the existence of ice on the moon, explosion on a commuter train renews fears of terrorism in France, Pathfinder begins journey to Mars, Guatemala peace treaty signed, and U.S. President Clinton chooses new national security team (December 2-6); Serb court ruling denies seats to 33 opposition candidates, U.N. approves Iraqi oil sale, South African President Mandela signs a new Constitution into law, Galileo reveals new data on Jupiter's moon, Saddam Hussein's son is shot, fire detectors to be installed in cargo holds of U.S. planes, and blue chip stocks fall 98 points (December 9-13); Boeing and McDonnell-Douglas merge to form the world's largest aerospace company, Serbian president concedes second election, peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians about to resume, pieces of Challenger surface, the new Secretary-General of the U.N. will be sworn in, rebel movement takes hostages in the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru, FBI veteran charged with spying, new T.V. ratings system, and Wall Street upsurge (December 16-20). (SWC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Media, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780; Electronic version: Gopher:ericir.syr.edu/lesson plans/CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; URL gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN (videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode; specify date).
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.