Remembering September 11
Students explore the impact of September 11 on American society through analysis of interviews and class discussions. Students evaluate the historic importance of the Gettysburg Address.
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Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
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An "Unusual" Survivor's Story
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As part of a study of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the attack on the World Trade Center, class members reflect on how events can change the course of lives. Individuals then create a presentation that features a historical image, the...
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