9/11 Memorials All Around the World

September 11, 2001 was a horrific day in American history, as well as around the globe. Study the ways that other countries honor the victims from the act of terrorism with a social studies lesson plan that prompts discussion, research, and presentations about 9/11 memorials.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the extension activities to form a connection to a world geography class or unit
  • Address symbolism in language arts during the lesson
  • Explore the publisher's website for more materials and information
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson addresses the history and context of 9/11 only briefly; consider building more background information into the lesson for learners who do not know much about the events and consequences of the attacks
Pros

  • Asks a question that has a complex answer
  • Provides the necessary note-taking worksheet
Cons

  • Does not include a rubric for assessment