On September 11th, New York's skyline changed forever when a terrorist attack brought down the Twin Towers. But how? Scholars study two images of the New York skyline; pre- and post-9/11, compare and contrast using adjectives, and take part in a grand conversation about the physical and non-physical changes that occurred in the city.
- Post discussion questions on a classroom blog
- Search real-life images of New York's skyline before and after 9/11 for a more concrete example of its changes
- Visit the school library to check out books about September 11th and skyscrapers
- Some prep work is required
- Make parents and guardians aware of the topic scheduled for discussion so they are prepared to answer additional questions at home
- One extension activity is listed
- The lesson plan has a clear organizational pattern that is written in detail