Internship Make Up 9- January 20 - Class Work

All work will be saved in the same document - one after another -

    1. You will be watching CNN Student News- to watch the CNN Student News for today, January 20
      1. After viewing CNN Student News:
        1. Open a Word document- save as imu9_1.20
        2. Do a summary of the entire broadcast from today (1/20) defining all the national and international news that is shown in this video. Tell the who(s), what(s), where(s), when(s), why(s) and how(s)
    2. New York Times Learning Network- To Do:
      1. Read the following stories
      2. Then, summarize (1 paragraph*) and answer the questions listed below each article link - put those paragraphs in the same Word document you used for your CNN Student News. Please include titles of articles before you write your paragraphs so you paper is easy to follow.
        • Under What Conditions Do You Do Your Best Work?
          • — What do you think of Mr. Grant's statement that our first ideas are often our most conventional? Can you give any examples that support or contradict this stance?
          • — How do the anecdotes about Frank Lloyd Wright and Steve Jobs support the essay's main point? Do you think it's accurate to compare those two people with the general population? Why or why not?
          • — Are you a precrastinator, a procrastinator or somewhere in between? How do your work habits compare with those of the people around you?
          • — What conditions give rise to your best work? How much time do you need? Are you at your best when working alone or as part of a group? Do you plan ahead to do the work in parts or jump right in — or do you have a different strategy?
        • Read - China's Web Junkies' - then watch 7 minute video that is linked on the same page
          • --What moments in this film stood out for you? Why?
            Were there any surprises? Anything that challenged what you know — or thought you knew?
          • --What reaction do you have to the images of the Internet treatment addiction center in the film? What does the center remind you of? Why?
          • --Do you think Internet addiction is a real disorder that requires treatment? Do young people experience "screen addiction" here in the United States?
          • --Are there other reasons, besides addiction, that young people might spend so much time playing video games and using the Internet? The center's director, in a lecture to parents, says loneliness is a factor. What do you think?
          • --Do you think the boot camp-style treatment being used at the center will be successful? Why?
          • --What messages, emotions or ideas will you take away from this film? Why?
        • When Was the Last Time You Did Something That Scared or Challenged You?
          • — If you were to make a list of activities like Henry Alford's that you aspire to but that scare you, what would be on it? Physical challenges? Social challenges, like Mr. Alford's eating dinner in a restaurant alone? Academic challenges? Something else?
          • — What have you done in the last year that was scary or challenging? What happened as a result? In the end, are you pleased by the results?
          • — Do you, like Shonda Rhimes before her "Year of Yes," tend to turn down invitations and opportunities? Would you be interested in trying a "Year of Yes" experiment? How about a "Week of Yes" or even just a "Day of Yes"?
        • What Musicians or Bands Mean the Most to You?
          • — What musicians or bands mean the most to you? Why?
          • — What is it about their music or personality that you admire?
          • — Do they inspire you? Are they role models for you? Do they help define what's "cool" in your mind?
          • — Were you familiar with David Bowie before reading the article? How did you react to his death?
    3. Email Rogan and Sinks your Word file as an attachment - Email Subject: Internship Make Up 9 - January 20 - Class Work

      Remember to complete all the work and email them in as attachments in order to get full credit!

      *There is no absolute rule: very short or long paragraphs can work when used by an experienced writer. However, as a guideline, paragraphs should usually be no less that 2 or 3 sentences long