Patriot Day | September 11th Activities Reading Passage and Comprehension | 9 11

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Are you looking for age appropriate and meaningful September 11th reading comprehension activities to use with your students?

This set includes a digital version to use with Google Classroom™.

These September 11th and Patriot Day reading and writing activities are age-appropriate with positive activities to help you bring the events of September 11th into your upper elementary classroom in exactly the right way!

Tie together reading and writing with social studies learning. Nonfiction articles are perfect to help your students practice close reading strategies, too. Also included are writing prompts, hero writing activity, and an engaging classroom community-building activity.

Short on time to teach about September 11th and Patriot Day this year? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!


Link and directions to use the digital version in Google Classroom™

  • Four Nonfiction Articles and Reflection Activities:
  1. What is Patriot Day?
  2. American Flag
  3. American Patriotic Symbols
  4. Community Heroes
  • Optional Group Project
  • Thank You Letter for Local Heroes Writing Activity
  • God Bless America Class Illustrated Book
  • Heroes Among Us Writing Activity
  • Good Friends Among Us: A Classroom Community Building Activity
  • Writing Activities in Different Genres: Prompt and Graphic Organizers for:
    • Opinion Writing
    • Expository Writing
    • Narrative Writing
  • Hero Word Search and Answer Key
  • Teacher Suggestions and Book List

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Recent feedback on this resource:

"Age and grade-appropriate product which addresses a tough day to teach about. Overall very impressed with the quality of the work."

"Perfect for explaining 9/11 to littles."

"Great resource that honors that fateful day beautifully."

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