How I Use It
This is a great warm-up activity to get kids thinking about their role in government and critically assessing whether the report has any bias.
Although CNN Newsroom has been around since the 90s, it has changed direction to a very focused snapshot of current news events. The segments may be watched individually or as a whole 10 minute program. Because of the video format, students with low reading ability appreciate a chance to get the facts and share their opinions.