September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle

September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
September 11 - Patriot Day - 9/11 Heroes - Literacy Bundle
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This Patriot Day literacy bundle is designed to sensitively teach children about the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 through a variety of differentiated literacy resources. Our heroes of 9/11 should never be forgotten. It is designed to be differentiated to meet the needs of the varying learners in your classroom. If you have a wide range of readers in your classroom, this unit will be perfect. There will be something that everyone can read!

This bundle includes:

"Heroes" Guided Reading Books - Level 1 (K-1)
(color and blackline, available in full size, half pages, and mini books)
This book teaches about different heroes in America. It does not focus on the events of September 11th, but rather focuses on different professions that are seen as heroes. This coloring book contains recurring sight words.


"American Heroes" Guided Reading Books - Level 2 (1st-2nd)
(color and blackline, available in full size, half pages, and mini books)
This book explains about different American heroes and how they protect us. It does not specifically address the events of September 11th, but does cover many professions that are seen as first responders in a crisis event. This coloring book also contains many recurring sight words.


"Never Forget" Guided Reading Books - Level 3 (2nd/3rd)
(color and blackline, available in full size, half pages, and mini books)
This book simply explains the events of September 11 in a way that would be appropriate for young students. It does reference the events of September 11th, but focuses on how brave the first responders were and that our country worked together to help the people that were hurting.


"Never Forget" Guided Reading Books - Level 4 (3rd/4th)
(color and blackline, available in full size, half pages, and mini books)
This book sensitively explains the events of September 11 to older elementary students that can handle the mature content. It explains that September 11th was a terrorist attack that involved hijacking planes and crashing them into buildings. It shows that first responders were heroes because they risked their lives to save people that were in danger. It reminds us that our country is strong and will not let the bullies overcome.

Vocabulary Posters (full color and ink-saving options)
Primary terms: emergency, first responder, hero, rescue
Intermediate terms: emergency, first responder, hero, hijack, Pentagon, rescue, ruins, rubble, terrorist, Twin Towers

Vocabulary Centers and Activities:
Match and Fan-N-Pick
Alpha-Sort
Select Two and Respond
Fold-Up Graphic Organizers (2 options, includes differentiated support)

Sight Word Practice:
Color By Sight Word (6 options)
Sight Word Interactive Reader (sight word "are")
Sight Word practice sheet

Non-fiction text passage about First Responders (1 option with comprehension questions and answer key)

Word Builders (5 options)

Open Mind Portrait of a First Responder (2 options)

Friendly Letter to a Hero Stationary (2 options)
Total Pages
100+
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 days
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