A new generation of students is in United States classrooms who do not know about the attacks of September 11th. In the United States, Patriot Day is an annual observance and day of remembrance held on September 11 in memory of those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Americans often refer to Patriot Day as 9/11 or September 11.
In this post, we’ll share a few resources to help you teach this day of remembrance to your students, including:
Todd Beamer was a hero on Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. This lesson bundle teaches what it means to be a hero, a good citizen, to have bravery, and to make a sacrifice. It combines 9/11 social studies content with reading skills (context clues and main idea and details).
This September 11th lesson bundle includes:
This is a quick lesson on the heroes in our communities: first responders. It’s perfect for grades 2-4 when learning about September 11th. Students will see images, take notes, and respond to prompts on police, the fire department, and EMTs.Preview This At TPT
The reading task cards for 9-11 are an excellent tool for integrating the topic into reading classrooms. The cards focus on summarizing information texts and cover the attacks and heroism of September 11, 2001.Preview This At TPT
Honor the heroes and first responders of September 11th with this social studies and reading comprehension integration unit. The September 11th bundle celebrates and teachers the facts of 9/11 and the heroic deeds of American citizens and first responders.
September 11th Activities Bundle Includes:
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Patriot Day Activities for September 11th
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Todd Beamer and 9/11 (September 11th Hero Lesson)