Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Teachable Moment: 9/11 Anniversary

91/11/2001: The Day That Changed America

http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/911/index.htm

9/11 changed the world and worldview. Here are some excellent sources for lesson plans so students can develop their own worldview. Its been a rocky ride since 9/11, wars and recessions and Arab Springs. We will continue to affect the future by our choices today--and our kids decisions, too.  

1. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has partnered with the New York City Department of Education and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education to develop a robust set of 9/11 lessons for K-12 classrooms. 

http://www.911memorial.org/lesson-plans 

Home2. September 11: Lessons and Resources for Classroom Teachers

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson244.shtml 

3. Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

Very Impressive Set of 9/11 Lesson Plans

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/07/15/very-impressive-set-of-911-lesson-plans-just-released/ 

4.   REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11
Discussion Questions, Small Group Activities, and Writing Assignments

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/terrorism/sept11.html 

5. 9/11 Teaching Resources

http://www.teachhub.com/september-11-teaching-resources 

9/11 certainly changed the world and worldview. Here are some excellent sources for lesson plans so students can develop their own worldview. Its been a rocky ride since 9/11, wars and recessions and Arab Springs. We will continue to affect the future by our choices today--and our kids decisions, too. 

1. The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has partnered with the New York City Department of Education and the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education to develop a robust set of 9/11 lessons for K-12 classrooms. 
http://www.911memorial.org/lesson-plans 

Home2. September 11: Lessons and Resources for Classroom Teachers

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson244.shtml 

3. Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

Very Impressive Set Of 9/11 Lesson Plans Just Released 

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/07/15/very-impressive-set-of-911-lesson-plans-just-released/ 

4.   REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11
Discussion Questions, Small Group Activities, and Writing Assignments

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/terrorism/sept11.html 

- See more at: http://mzteachuh.blogspot.com/2012/09/teachable-moment-911.html#sthash.EpuiOW2S.dpuf9/11 Teaching Resources http://www.teachhub.com/september-11-teaching-resources 

6. Interactive 9/11 Timelines

http://www.911memorial.org/teach-learn 

7. Remember 9/11 

https://sites.google.com/site/remember911project/k12-activities 

The 9/11 Memorial at the former site of the World Trade Center.

 

 

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