Special Report: Operation Geronimo


This is an experiment in developing a friendly news program for Deaf children. Since Deaf people and children are “visual learners”, we need to develop and provide more friendly visual programs! If you have any thoughts or suggestions, please do. Thank you.

Bell Tower News have a special report on the Operation Geronimo. For teachers, you can use the guided questions for classroom discussion.

Special Report: Operation Geronimo
Guided Questions

Keywords:

Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda, Foreign Policy, September 11, 2001, Terrorism, Muslim Ritual

Guided Questions:

1. What is Operation Geronimo?

2. What happened on September 11, 2001? How many people died?

3. Can you find Pakistan and Afghanistan on a map? In which region would you find these two countries?

4. What are the Muslim’s beliefs and ritual for burials?

5. Why was the decision made to bury Osama bin Laden at sea?

6. Why wouldn’t some countries assume responsibility for accepting his burial in their country?

7. How will bin Laden’s death affect America and worldwide?

8. How do you feel about people celebrating (jumping for joy) when they learned about bin Laden’s death?

Related Links:

The front page of 76’s country’s newspaper on Osama’s death
http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default_archive.asp?fpArchive=050211

Teaching Ideas: The Death of Osama bin Laden
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/02/teaching-ideas-the-death-of-osam…

Good, simple background information on how terrorist cells work, plus map showing Al-Qaeda’s influence.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/nation/graphics/attack/investigation_8.html

Bell Tower News Production
CAMS Media Team
California School for the Deaf, Fremont

4 comments

  • Daisy 8 years ago

    Feature was awesome, your sign was very clear!
    Keep up good job. I am looking forward to your next news.
    Thank you

    Reply
  • Noah Buchholz 8 years ago

    Hands waving! Very clear and concise. We really need this kind of program for Deaf children. I hope you will continue doing this for a long time.

    Reply
  • Dan McDougall 8 years ago

    Great to see your work again, Joey. This was especially fantastic!

    Reply
  • Yvonne de Vries 8 years ago

    Great to see you work again :-)… Thats awesome, Joey.. Keep it work…

    Reply

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