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.
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