Every year, I struggle with what to say to my students on September 11th. I don't want to scare or depress them, but I know they hear about it. I want to be the one to remind them of the heroes and hope that September 11th brought.
This paper bag book includes four different stories of heroism. Stu
September 11, Patriot's Day, 9/11 is and should be remembered by all of us, and it's my opinion that we must continue explaining the events of this day to our students to help them understand the bravery that was shown, and how America showed its true colors in the time after 9/11.A DIGITAL version
Celebrate real life heroes with your students! Create up to 3 different hero craftivities featuring a person in the military, a police officer or a firefighter. This is the perfect craft for September 11 (9/11)-Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, or even when studying Community Helpers! D
Teaching young children about the events of September 11th always seems difficult to me. I am always torn somewhere between wanting to protect their innocence and wanting to teach them about the history of our country, all of the good and the bad. I created this resource to inform students about the
From educator/author Hank Fellows: This 32 page children's book, with 25 child-friendly photos, is an ideal introduction to the facts and themes surrounding the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. This is the true story of "Sirius," the police patrol dog who died in the Twin Towers
This revised and updated ELA CCSS Aligned Hero Unit for September 11th (or any time of the year) is designed to teach students about what heroes are and what they do through reading and writing activities. Students will enjoy making their own S’More Hero Sandwich book. All reading and writing activ
The events of September 11, 2001 will be forever an important piece of history for students to give remembrance to and learn about. It has become a national holiday, Patriot Day. These activities were created with the busy teacher in mind and the engagement of students. All students are familiar
I wrote this book for my first graders. The intent was to introduce to the children what happened on September 11, without going into too much detail. I did my best to present it in kids terms. The central idea is heroes. It recognizes how people act selflessly in times of need.
Celebrate real life heroes with your students! Create a firefighter hero craftivity to accompany your study of heroes. This is the perfect craft for September 11 (9/11)-Patriot’s Day, October- Fire Safety Month or even when studying Community Helpers!
You can use this craft to accompany your ag
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 les
Celebrate real life heroes with your students! Create a police officer hero craftivity to accompany your study of heroes. This is the perfect craft for September 11 (9/11)-Patriot’s Day, or even when studying Community Helpers!
You can use this craft to accompany your age appropriate September
This product is for honoring our heroes! *UPDATED* to include Veteran's Day pages and printable letter templatesStudents will be asked to give traits of the 9/11 heroes, tell who their personal heroes are, and write a letter to a hero.*Now also includes- write a letter to a veteran, list the branche
The “Qualities of a Hero” project focuses on recognizing important values in everyday life and individuals. It also allows students to creatively utilize technology to express their ideas. Students start the project with a whole class discussion on heroism, which can include video presentations (s
Included In this packet is the poem The Heroes We Never Name with questions to get students thinking about what it means to be a hero.
Also included is a writing activity to get students thinking about who their hero is.
First, they will make a web of traits of what it means to be a hero and
Have your students design quilt squares for Memorial Day or September 11th to remember the soldiers or heroes that have died. Put the quilt squares together to make a class remembrance "quilt".
Included also are activities for traits of a hero, examples of everyday heroes, and an acrostic poem fo
9/11 Activity - American Heroes••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••Included in this download is:Vocabulary page and writing page to honor American Heroes! The writing activity is left open ended so student can write about a family member, a gene
This is an ELA Poetry and Writing Unit about Heroes. Perfect of September 11th or any time of the school year. There are 2 poems about Heroes at differentiated at the 1st Grade and 2nd Grade reading levels. They each describe what Heroes are and what they do. After learning the poems, students will
Celebrate real life heroes with your students! Create a military hero craftivity to accompany your study of heroes. This is the perfect craft for September 11 (9/11)-Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day or Veteran's Day!
You can use this craft to accompany your age appropriate September 11 study and use
September 11th Patriots' Day Free. Enjoy this September 11th Patriots' Day Freebie with your students.
This is a fun and easy way to helping our students to study Math. Students solve the math problem, look at the color next to it, and then they color in ALL of the squares that have that answer. T
Here is a story that discusses September 11th, 2001. It is important to continue to teach students about this event. This social story discusses some of the events that occurred during the attack, and also discusses the heroes that were a very important part of the historic day. At the end of the ac
Problem: How to commemorate 9/11 with elementary age children without focusing on frightening elements? Solution: We have created a thank you letter template for students to show appreciation to their neighborhood First Responders. Included is a student-friendly article that details the important r
"9/11 Heroes"by Carol MontgomeryA Partner Play or Choral Readers TheaterA short, primary level, Readers Theatre script for Patriot Day from Readers Theater All Year™ remembering heroes of Sept. 11, 2001. This script should work with mature 1st-3rd graders and ESL or ELL students.Benefits:• entire s
This is a great activity to do with your students to help them understand what took place on this tragic day. It is geared towards students in the elementary grades. As the kids complete their book, they will learn and write about what took place that day, what a hero is, and who their heroes are.