ERIC Number: ED462927
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, February 2002.
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 February 2002, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Afghanistan's interim leader is making a global impression (February 1); new report faults the practices of the Arthur Anderson accounting firm and Enron executives, Congress delves deeper into the Enron hearings, Senate panel votes to issue a subpoena for Kenneth Lay, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will visit the U.S., and former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling testifies before a House committee (February 4-8); violence escalates between the Palestinians and the Israelis, Slobodan Milosevic's trial begins, Kenneth Lay pleads the Fifth, Pakistan's president meets with President Bush at the White House, and Enron vice president Sherron Watkins testifies on Capitol Hill (February 11-15); U.S. and Japanese leaders meet in Tokyo, President Bush visits South Korea, President Bush supports the diplomatic efforts between North and South Korea, President Bush visits China, (February 19-22); Israeli officials relax some restrictions placed on Yasser Arafat, Israeli officials consider a Mideast peace plan offered by Saudi Arabia, CNN's Chris Burns interviews Mariane Pearl, wife of slain reporter Daniel Pearl, the Pentagon attempts to determine whether Osama bin Laden is dead or alive (February 25-28). (AEF)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, 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.