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CNN Student News - September 11, 2013

September 10, 2013 -- Updated 2258 GMT (0658 HKT)
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(CNN Student News) -- September 11, 2013

Today, CNN Student News remembers the victims and the events of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. We also report on some global reaction to the latest developments regarding Syria's chemical weapons, and we discuss the discoveries of a massive volcano and a lost work of art. Plus, we dive into a debate surrounding a significant swim.

On this page you will find today's show Transcript, the Daily Curriculum, Maps pertaining to today's show, and a place for you to leave feedback.

TRANSCRIPT

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

How would you prepare for an interview with a president during an international crisis? Where could you go to get help in formulating your questions?

Key Concepts: Identify or explain these subjects you heard about in today's show:

1. 9/11 terrorist attacks

2. extinct volcano

3. strait

Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?

1. What is known about a recent, diplomatic proposal regarding Syria's chemical weapons?

2. Who painted the recently discovered masterpiece "Sunset at Montmajour"?

3. What questions have been raised about Diana Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida? How have some of these questions been addressed by Nyad's team and others?

Discussion Questions:

1. What do you know about the 9/11 terrorist attacks? What questions do you still have about what happened that day? How do you think that those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks should be remembered?

2. What is your opinion of the current proposal regarding Syria's chemical weapons? What do you think are some likely outcomes to this situation?

3. What considerations should architects take into account when designing a venue for a major, international sporting event like the Olympics?

CNN Student News is created by a team of journalists and educators who consider the Common Core State Standards, national standards in different subject areas, and state standards when producing the show and curriculum. We hope you use our free daily materials along with the program, and we welcome your feedback on them.

MAPS

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North America
New York City; Washington, D.C.; Shanksville, Pennsylvania

South America
Brazil

Europe
United Kingdom

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