Eleventh anniversary of 9/11
These assemblies, video and classroom resources are designed to help pupils understand the events of 11 September 2001, and to reflect upon the global consequences of the tragedy.
- Symbol supported information sheet on 9/11 to help pupils understand what happened.
- On September 11th, 2001, the course of world history changed forever. Tim and Moby explain just what happened on that fateful day.
- Fact sheet of background information from First News about Osama Bin Laden to help explain to pupils about his involvement in terrorism, Al-Qaeda, 9/11 and other topics.
- Written specially for children, our Big News articles deal with big news topics in a sensitive and pupil-friendly way.
- These activities from the 9/11 Education Programme build knowledge of what happened, how different people were affected and the issues raised by the attacks.
- Detailed worksheets looking at the timeline of events and the history behind the attacks.
- This short film is a reminder of exactly what happened on that terrible day.
- In this collection of resources from the 9/11 Education Programme and the Institute of Education, students explore how we memoralise a public moment.
- Lesson plans from the Center for Civic Education to help students look not just at the events of 9/11 but at the following days and years as well as the unifying factors in a diverse society.
- This PowerPoint presentation and accompanying flashcards help students to consider whether it was right to kill Bin Laden and form a good basis for further discussions.
- Lesson starter from Teachers TV on the events of 9/11 in New York.
- With these resources from the 9/11 Education Programme, students can explore the different ways in which the event has been presented in the media and why.
- Writing and drawing in response to the 9/11 tragedy.
- Discussion points and starters on terrorism, 9/11 and the broader topics of religion, ethics, media and crime and punishment.
- These copies of speeches made by Bush, Blair and Bin Laden following the attacks on the World Trade Centre are useful for spoken language study.
- Lesson exploring the documentary maker’s purpose in making the film.
- Resources to help writing a criticism of the film.
- A short film which asks whether security and ID cards are necessary or if they are an invasion of civil liberties.
- A series of lessons on 9/11 - looking at three different accounts and styles of writing - using a combination of news clips and documentaries.