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PATRIOT DAY - SEPTEMBER 11 - "SIRIUS, THE HERO DOG OF 9/11" - NON-FICTION
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS
New York DOE
This 32 page children's book, with 25 child-friendly photos, is an ideal introduction to the facts and themes surrounding the September 11, 2001...
Introduction to Events: 9/11
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Students already have some concept of events from 9/11. Understanding what students already know is essential to moving forward and determining the...
Lesson 1: 9/11- Jigsaw Reading and Thematic Analysis
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First-hand accounts help students to connect to 9/11. There are several common themes in the stories of first responders so students can undertake a...
Lesson 2: What is Terrorism? Class definition of terrorism and situational analysis
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Often students don’t truly understand what terrorism means or how to look at historic conflicts and put them in context. This lesson challenges their...
Lesson 3: 9/11 Reflection- Key Quotes and Questions
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This 9/11 reflection lesson gets students interacting with text on multiple levels. Students break down the text into smaller parts for analysis,...
Lesson 5: 9/11 Agree/Disagree Debate Activity
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
The purpose of this lesson is for students to identify and think deeply about common themes and conflicts arising from 9/11 and aftermath. After...
Lesson 9: Interviewing an Adult about 9/11
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
High school students today have little or no memories of 9/11. However, our students have many adults in their lives with vivid memories and stories...
Teaching 9/11: A comprehensive unit for high school students
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Eyewitness accounts, or first-person narratives, are essential to understanding truth in history. As a primary source, this type of perspective is...
9/11 Responders Tell Their Stories of Sacrifice, Courage, and Renewal
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As many fled the burning towers, thousands rushed in to save the injured. Thousands more ordinary men and women returned to Ground Zero, and for...
Fr. Mychal Judge Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
This age-appropriate lesson plan explores the untold legacy of Franciscan Friar Fr. Mychal Judge, the Saint of 9/11 . Fr. Judge, who was assigned as...