ERIC Number: ED425739
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. November, 1998.
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 November, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: Iraq refuses to cooperate with United Nations weapons inspectors, expansion of a Jewish settlement threatens to delay implementation of the Wye Accord, voting for House, Senate, and governors' seats in this year's midterm elections, assistance in the wake of Hurricane Mitch, and devastation in Honduras and Nicaragua caused by Hurricane Mitch (November 2-6); House Speaker Newt Gingrich announces his intention to resign, relief workers scramble to get basic necessities to stranded victims of Hurricane Mitch, standoff over weapons inspections in Iraq, the United States sends more military hardware and troops towards Iraq as diplomats evacuate, and Iraq continues to defy United Nations (UN) inspection demands (November 9-13); the showdown with Iraq is temporarily averted, the Leonid Meteor Shower returns, weapons inspectors are back in Iraq, impeachment hearings of President Clinton begin on Capitol Hill, and impeachment hearing questioning of Independent Counsel Ken Starr (November 16-20); Iraq must officially answer a United Nations request for weapons documents, and the possible AOL/Netscape merger (November 23-24); and widespread hunger continues in Somalia in spite of international aid (November 30). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Headlines, Instructional Materials, News Media, News Reporting, Politics, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Learning, Inc., 33 South Delaware Ave., Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll-free) (Videos of broadcast, $10.95 per episode, specify date; Web site: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.