Stitching Together A Community: Remembering September 11, 2001
Students develop an understanding of the various communities they are a part of and to respect the communities of others. They also develop an appreciation of the support, especially in difficult times, that communities provide.
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Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our young scholars 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...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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 that prompts discussion, research, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Lens into 9/11
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos taken on 9/11 tell more than a thousand words—they tell stories. Class members analyze photographs taken on September 11, 2001, in order to understand the emotions they evoke, and write...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Heroic Actions of the Passengers of Flight 93
Superman, Spiderman, New York City Firefighters, passengers on Flight 93. As part of a study of the events of 9/11, class members consider the heroic actions of the passengers on Flight 93, and then craft an essay comparing their...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What does it take to be a hero? On 9/11 heroes came in all shapes and sizes. Learners write a mini biography about their chosen hero from that fateful day in a collaborative and thoughtful lesson. Then, as a class, learners build a...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Gathering Primary Sources; Oral Testimonies
What is a primary source and can an oral testimony be one? Older learners will compare and contrast stories from family members on their perspectives on what happened on September 11, 2001. Then they will compare the stories to see if...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Addressing Student's Questions in the Aftermath of the Terrorist Attacks
Students discuss peacemaking. In this political policy and emotions lesson, students explore ideas for expressing feelings in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. Students reflect on punitive and restorative justice.
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History