Remembering September 11: Middle Grades (Grades 6–8)
This module includes everything you need to help students understand the September 11 terrorist attacks and their impact on the United States. The module includes a 16-page downloadable student booklet, whiteboard-ready interactive timelines, audio files of student interviews, and full Teacher Support lesson plans.
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Remembering September 11: Student Booklet
Text and illustrations you can download, print, or project for students including essays and activities that will help your students reflect thoughtfully on the events and impact of the September 11 attacks.
Remembering September 11: Teacher Support Pages
Lesson plans for each lesson in the Student Booklet, including differentiated instruction ideas for using the materials with middle school students.
Remembering September 11: Letter Home (English and Spanish)
A letter to let parents and guardians know you'll be discussing the events of September 11 in class.
Remembering September 11 Timeline: The Attacks on the United States
A timeline you can click through on the whiteboard to help students understand the shock, sadness, and heroism that took place on that day.
Remembering September 11 Timeline: The Attacks on the United States, in Context
An interactive timeline that places the September 11 attacks into the context of events that occurred before and since the attacks.
Remembering September 11 Oral History Sample: Teenage Perspective
An interview with a young woman who was a sophomore in high school on the day of the attacks. Students can use this as a model for their own interviews.
Remembering September 11 Oral History Sample: First Responder
A moving interview with a firefighter from the New York City Fire Department. Students can use this as a model for their own interviews.