ERIC Number: ED421980
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. August 1998.
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 the month of August, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to pertinent World Wide Web sites, and lists of related news terms. Topics include: meetings over weapons inspections in Iraq could either defuse or ignite another crisis, Iraq talks collapse, the fate of the West Bank is the latest roadblock in the Mideast peace process, Monica Lewinsky testifies before the grand jury today as the political drama continues, stock market recovers, (August 3-7); terrorist bombings claim lives in the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, July 1998 was the hottest month on record, two boys are sentenced for a school shooting in Jonesboro, Arkansas, the Surveyor satellite sends more pictures of the Martian surface, new crew for Mir (August 10-14); a drop in oil prices causes economic problems around the world, "Real IRA" apologizes for bombing, world leaders react to American attacks (August 17-21); hurricane Bonnie gains strength, flood toll rises in China, torrential rains in Texas, President Clinton unveils a system to detect possible violent behavior in youth (August 24-28); and Russia situation update (August 31). (DLS)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Media, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Headlines, News Media, News Reporting, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 105 Terry Drive, Suite 120, Newtown, PA 18940; phone: 1-800-344-6219 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode); electronic version: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive or http:/www.nmix.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.html
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.