September 11 - Photo Essay (Handout, Place-mat Activity, Rubric, Teachers Guide) - This 4 page September 11 resource involves students creating a photo essay based on the events of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The resource includes a student handout that details the expectations of the photo essay and the process by which students should create their photo essay. It involves students first identifying major themes related to the terrorist attacks of September 11 through a collaborative place-mat activity. Once students have identified the themes related to September 11, they then create their photo essays using a series of images and captions to convey their interpretations.
The resource includes a detailed teachers guide that explains how to facilitate the creation of the photo essay and the place-mat activity in order to identify themes related to the events of September 11. It includes step-by-step instructions and details on how to carry out the engaging activity.
Finally, the resource includes a rubric for ease of assessment and to help guide students in the creation of their photo essays.
This is an excellent resource to help your students understand the complexity of the events of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It will make a great addition to your September 11 unit of study! This resource is versatile and can be used across a wide rage of grade levels with minimal teacher differentiation.