Grade 8

15th Anniversary of September 11

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VideoTimeline of September 11

Research/Writing

1. What do you already know about the 9/11 terrorist attacks? 

2.  What else would you like to know about what happened that day? 

3.  What sources would you use to find more information about the events of 9/11?

4.  If you had the opportunity to interview witnesses to one of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, what questions would you ask? 

5.  What would you want to know about their experiences and thoughts?

6.  Who addressed the people of the U.S. on the evening of 9/11? What did he say? 

7.  Why do you think it was important for him to address the American people on the day that the attacks happened?

8.  Who claimed responsibility for the 9/11 attacks? What was the motive behind the attacks? 

9.  What was the U.S. government's response to the attacks?

10.  How did the nation and its leaders come together in the days following September 11?

11.  What do you know about security measures that were put in place after 9/11? 

12.  What measures do you see at airports and other places that aim to promote public safety? What do you think of these measures?

13.  What role do you think that passengers, airlines, airport authorities and other officials should play in air travel security?

14.  In your opinion, what, if anything else, should be done to promote secure air travel?

15.  Why do you think that debate surfaced between advocates of public safety and civil liberties in the months that followed 9/11? 

16.  What aspects of American life do you think were changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks?

17.  In your opinion, are there any lessons to be learned from what happened on September 11, 2001? Explain.

18.  How do you think that those who lost their lives in the attacks of 9/11 should be remembered?

19.  Choose a video relating to 9/11 but not from the actual day.

20.  Choose between 8 - 10 images related to 9/11 but not the towers.