ERIC Number: ED453828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, May 2001.
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 May 2001, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: President Bush will announce his plans for a missile defense system, President Bush vows to go forward with a national missile defense system, the science of genetics holds limitless possibilities and ethical concerns for the future of humanity (special series), and British Prime Minister Tony Blair announces that the government has foot-and-mouth disease under control (May 1-4); Dennis Tito returns from space, a nursing shortage is sweeping the United States, Vice President Cheney outlines Bush's long-term energy plan, the latest in anti-terrorism products are on display in Virginia, and the U.S. Senate passes a non-binding budget resolution (May 7-11); the FBI blames an outdated computer system for its failure to disclose documents in Timothy McVeigh's prosecution, Timothy McVeigh's death sentence has been delayed for a month pending review of missing FBI documents, President Bush is set to unveil his energy plan, the small nation of Kyrgyzstan anticipates rebel attacks, and a look at U.S. military history (special report) (May 14-18); Administration officials defend President Bush's energy plan, hurricanes and tornadoes are violent storms that can kill people and destroy property, new legislation would ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving, Senator James Jeffords decides to leave the Republican Party, and Jeffords' split with the GOP could hamper President Bush's agenda (May 21-25); powering the planet--U.S. faces major energy problems (special report), the Supreme Court rules that pro golfer Casey Martin may use a cart, and Amnesty International observes its 40th anniversary and releases its human rights report (May 29-31). (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 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode). Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll-Free); Fax: 215-579-8589. For full text: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.