Creating a Museum Exhibition

Museums arrange artifacts to communicate meaning to viewers. As part of a study of the events of 9/11 groups select artifacts and create a museum exhibit organized around the themes of the day of the attack, tributes and memorials, or rescue and recovery.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite other classes and community members to view the exhibit
Classroom Considerations

  • The activity assumes class members have previous knowledge of the events of 9/11
Pros

  • The four-page packet includes details of the assignment, worksheets, and links to helpful sites
Cons

  • The resource provides a general overview of the assignment, but no rubric is provided