September 11

Lesson Plans and Resources

9/11 Attacks
Videos, speeches and interactives from

The 9/11 Memorial: Past, Present and Future App
Free application for the iPad.

Remembrance and Reflection
Smithsonian exhibit website for the 10th anniversary, including this page for educators.

9/11: Stories in Fragments
A 50-minute video by the Smithsonian Channel can be viewed online. The video features museum curators and some of the objects on display.

Best sites to teach about 9/11
Collected by California ELL educator Larry Ferlazzo.

Sept. 11 resources for your classroom
Excellent collection by the New York State United Teachers.

School Library Journal
Recommended readings and other citations.

Oral History and September 11
A free high school lesson from the Choices Education Project at Brown University.

9/11 Memorial Lesson Plans
Developed with the New York City Dept. of Education.

Virtual Visit to the 9/11 Memorial
K-12 lessons plans from Edsitement (NEH).

Other Resources

9/11 Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
A commemoration organized by the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts.

9/11: 10 Years On
Special online package of coverage fromThe Boston Globe.