ERIC Number: ED443395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, July 2000.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of July 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Mexican voters go to polls in a landmark election (July 3); Mexico's newly-elected president outlines an ambitious agenda, President Clinton announces a three-way Mideast summit, and violence surrounds an upcoming Protestant march in Northern Ireland (July 5-7); Camp David provides an ideal setting for the upcoming Mideast summit, Israel's President Barak meets with Egypt's President Mubarak, peace talks between Israel and Palestine begin at Camp David, Mideast leaders conclude their second day of meetings at Camp David, and the U.S. and Vietnam announce a major trade deal (July 10-14); John Kennedy, Jr. Legacy, tobacco companies are expected to appeal the verdict against them in Florida, Mideast peace talks at Camp David intensify as their close draws near, consumer groups want government regulation of foods with herbal additives, and Okinawa hosts the G8 Summit (July 17-21); G-8 nations hold their annual summit on Okinawa, how U.S. presidential candidates choose running mates, an Air France concorde crashes near Paris, Cubans celebrate the start of the Cuban Revolution, and Napster is shut down by a federal judge (July 24-28); and protests greet Republicans gathered for the party's convention (July 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. 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
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.