ERIC Number: ED447807
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, November 2000.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of November 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: independent U.S. oil companies struggle to survive, U.S. presidential candidates head east after their West Coast blitz, affordable housing a growing concern, and education reform is a key issue in the U.S. presidential campaign, (November 1-3); voter turnout in the U.S. has been low in recent years, candidates Bush and Gore wind down their presidential campaigns, Americans wait as a Florida recount determines their next president, and confusion and controversy surround Florida's election ballots (November 6-10); the GOP tries to stop the manual recount of ballots in Florida, Americans voice their opinions about the presidential election, Florida stays certification amid new court filings, the legal battle continues over Florida's ballots, and Florida's supreme court rules that ballot recounts can continue (November 13-17); Florida's supreme court hears the manual recount issue, some voters grow weary of the post-election court fight, and Florida's supreme court makes an important ruling (November 20-22); George W. Bush is declared the winner of Florida's presidential election, Bruce Morton looks at the precedent in the Supreme Court for states' rights cases, many wonder how the U.S. Supreme Court will impact the presidential election, the legal recount is primarily funded by donations, ballots shipped to Tallahassee, and the U.S. presidential race causes volatility on Wall Street (November 27-30). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 33 S. Delaware Avenue, Yardley, PA 19067. Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Fax: 215-579-8589; Web site: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.