"The Falling Man refers to a photograph taken by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew, depicting a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 9:41:15 a.m. during the September 11 attacks in New York City.The subject of the image - whose identity remains uncertain, although attempts have been made to identify him - was one of the people trapped on the upper floors of the skyscraper who apparently chose to jump rather than die from the fire and smoke." - The Falling Man
Nothing captures the tragedy of 9/11 like this icon picture. The director of this documentary does a great job of telling the story of 9/11 around this icon image. This 23-question movie guide will help your students stay focused during this powerful and poignant movie. Also, this guide comes with two reflection questions that will help your students think about what they have watched. Lastly, students reflect on the roll that icon images play in shaping how we remember historical events. This movie guide comes with an answer key. Ready to print and ready to use!
Teach your students about September 11th, 2001!
Key Words: 9/11, September 11th, World Trade Center, Terrorism
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The Falling Man Documentary