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Understanding September 11 | Scholastic.com

Understanding September 11 | Scholastic.com | 9.11 Resources for Education | Scoop.it

More than 30 lesson plans, activities, news stories, videos and book lists to help students comprehend the 9/11 attacks and their lasting impact on the United States and the world. Click on the title to access all the materials.  A sample of what you'll find is included below.

 

9/11 VIDEOS
Enliven your class discussion by sharing videos that explain 9/11 with age-appropriate descriptions and imagery.

Scholastic News Interactive video on 9/11 (grades 6–8)  http://tinyurl.com/3q6vrca
Upfront video about Emily Sussell, who was 11 and in lower Manhattan on 9/11 (grades 9–12). http://tinyurl.com/3o4w3rm
Exclusive Kids Press Corps interview with President Obama. The president explains how he talks to his school-age daughters about September 11, as well as the spirit of unity among Americans after the attacks. http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/press_corps/index.asp

 

Remembering September 11th With an Oral History Project: A Lesson Plan for Grades 9–12 http://tinyurl.com/3vmujll
Classroom Solutions teacher advisor Jeremy Rinkel shares his three-phase lesson plan that takes students from class discussion to group research and finally, to individual projects. The project portion is further broken down to accommodate students with varying degrees of technical skills.Critical Issues in the Post-9/11 World: A Discussion

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September 11th - Personal Stories of Transformation

September 11th - Personal Stories of Transformation | 9.11 Resources for Education | Scoop.it

"September 11th Personal Stories of Transformation," is a classroom resource kit that contains 8 videos.  Each story is accompanied by discussion questions that guide students to connect outcomes of the historic events of September 11th to the choices they make in their own lives.  The Tribute WTC Visitor Center classroom resources provide historic contexgt, reseaqrch links, and community service projects for each story.

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FPRI Event, September 8, 2011, Webcast, What Students Need to Know about 9/11: Ten Years Later - FPRI

FPRI Event, September 8, 2011, Webcast, What Students Need to Know about 9/11: Ten Years Later - FPRI | 9.11 Resources for Education | Scoop.it

As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, what should our students know about the events of that tragic day, and what are they to make of the demise of Osama bin Laden, the rise of home-grown terrorist threats in the United States, and the emergence of Al Qaeda "franchises" in Yemen, Somalia, and elsewhere? 

 

What Students Need to Know about 9/11: Ten Years Later Two Webcasts Designed for Secondary School Students by the Foreign Policy Research Institute's Wachman Center

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Session 1: 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time
Session 2: 2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time

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911 Rise: Reconnect & Remember | Discovery Education

911 Rise: Reconnect & Remember | Discovery Education | 9.11 Resources for Education | Scoop.it

This year marks the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001. Discovery Education is commemorating this event by celebrating the heroes, communities, stories, and resiliency represented by Americans most impacted by the tragic events of that day.

 

You can also access many excellent videos using your Discovery Education  login.  Then search for the term: "Rising."

 

Be sure to take advantage of the live virtual events Sept. 7, 9, 12, and 13.  You can register for these events and print a discussion guide by clicking on the title above and scrolling down the page.

 

 

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Learning From the Challenges of our Times: Global Security, Terrorism, and 9/11 in the Classroom

Learning From the Challenges of our Times: Global Security, Terrorism, and 9/11 in the Classroom | 9.11 Resources for Education | Scoop.it
The 4 Action Initiative Core Committee, comprised of representatives from Families of September 11, Liberty Science Center and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, initiated the idea of developing a curriculum not only about September 11th, but of the circumstances that caused its occurrence, the role of terrorism in history and how students can take action to help build a better world. Click on the title above to access this excellent curriculum written for K-12th grades.
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9/11 Day of Service

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Welcome to the official 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance website. Please join the 9/11 Tribute Movement. What’s your plan?

 

Students can register alone or with a class to commit to an act of charity or service as a tribute to all who lost their lives on 9/11

 

 

 

 

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