Remembering 9-11: Visible Thinking Activities for a Day of Remembrance

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Wake Me When September Ends

-Green Day

As with any teacher, you're always looking for a way to make learning engaging, relevant, and come to life. When September rolls around, I know it's time for me to shed some light on a tragic day in our nation's history.

For a variety of reasons, this topic has the students yearning for some answers, as to why such an event would take place. It is another "Kennedy" moment in our nation's history that time will never erase. To teach the students on some of the facets regarding the tragedy of 9-11, they work through various visible learning activities related to the the facets and essence of September 11, 2001.

While these activities aren’t your run-of-the-mill worksheet handouts; they will certainly allow one’s students to think on much higher and analytical levels, providing a deeper learning experience. The students deserve understanding and answers, so you sit back and be the guide and watch their minds soar!

Included in the Unit:

3: Terms of Use

4: About

5 - 8: Core Standards Met

9 - 14: Zoom In

15 - 16: Get Your Feet Wet

17 - 19: Cloud of Questions

20 - 21: Open Up to Symbolism

22 - 23: The Visualization Game

24 - 27: Lyric, Image, Explain

28 - 32: Step Inside

33 - 34: Color, Symbol, Image

35 - 36: Upon Further Inspection

37 - 38: The Gist

39 - 47: Putting It All Together

-Final Paper Ideas

48: References

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Total Pages
48 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 days
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