ERIC Number: ED458873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, November 2001.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of November 2001, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: economic stimulus and U.S. steps up the bombing campaign in Afghanistan, (November 1-2); Bush administration faces tough questions about its military campaign, U.S.-led air strikes in Afghanistan intensify, President Bush wants coalition partners to back up their support for the war against terrorism, election roundup-Michael Bloomberg wins New York City's mayoral election, and Presidential address (November 5-9); the USS Stennis departs for the Arabian Sea, the Northern Alliance takes over Kabul, U.S. leaders are pleased with the retreat of Taliban forces, and a Taliban leader issues a new threat against the United States (November 13-16); Afghanistan ponders its political future, U.S. continues to hunt for Osama bin Laden, and U.S.-led war against the Taliban and al Qaeda is at a standoff (November 19-21); Taliban prisoners stage a prison revolt, U.S. Marines in Afghanistan hunt for Osama bin Laden, targeting terrorists, and first U.S. combat death in Afghanistan is confirmed (November 26-30). (MES)
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 Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA.