ERIC Number: ED411773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 1997.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
CNN Newsroom is a daily 15-minute news program specifically produced for classroom use and provided free to participating schools. These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for September 2-29, 1997, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Princess Diana's death; investigation by French authorities into Princess Diana's death; debate about British monarchy and preparations for Princess Diana's funeral; suicide bombs in a Jerusalem mall; death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta; good and bad news on the Mir space station; United States Secretary of State Albright heads for the Middle East; NASA's Mars "Global Surveyor" goes into orbit; mourning for Mother Teresa's death; Mother Teresa's funeral; Northern Ireland peace talks; famine in North Korea; the United States opts not to sign the Oslo Landmine Ban Treaty; Chelsea Clinton heads for college; Attorney General Janet Reno reviews charges of illegal fundraising against President Clinton and Vice President Gore; Yugoslavia elections; United States Congressional hearings on the Internal Revenue Service; the "Little Rock Nine" and the 40-year anniversary in the fight to desegregate public schools; Mir repairs and United States assistance; and United States astronaut David Wolf to board Mir. (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Headlines, News Media, News Reporting, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 33 South Delaware Avenue, Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; phone: 1-800-344-6219.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.