(CNN Student News) -- November 13, 2013
As the Philippines struggles to recover from Typhoon Haiyan, CNN Student News shares some stories of survival and desperation. We also report on events in London, Iran, and China before we visit what's officially been declared the tallest U.S. skyscraper. Plus, after hearing a story about the return of discovered money, we ask students to consider how they would react to finding a stash of cash.
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Media Literacy Question of the Day:
How important is video footage in stories of survival? What form of media is most powerful for communicating these stories?
Key Concepts: Identify or explain these subjects you heard about in today's show:
1. nuclear talks
2. captive breeding
Fast Facts: How well were you listening to today's program?
1. What reportedly happened during international negotiations regarding Iran's nuclear program? What's the next step regarding this issue?
2. What is the tallest building in the world? What controversy arose over determining the tallest building in the U.S.? How was that issue resolved?
3. According to the report, what was found inside a desk bought on the Internet? What did the desk's new owners do with what they found?
1. What stories of survival have you heard in the wake of the typhoon that struck the Philippines? What resources do you think survivors of these experiences will need in the months and years ahead? Explain.
2. What are your thoughts on the funeral of 99-year-old World War II veteran Harold Jellicoe Percival? Why do you think people found it important to attend his funeral?
3. What actions would you take after finding a large sum of money inside an item your purchased? What options does a person have when it comes to found money? Would the circumstances surrounding the discovery of money (including the amount) influence your decision on what to do with it? If so, how? If not, why not?
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