September 11, 2001

Grade Range: K-4
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference Materials
Duration: 75 Minutes
Date Posted: 3/5/2012

September 11, 2001 was a shocking day in American history. By using this OurStory module from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, children and adults can start discussing the events of that day through children's literature, museum objects, and hands-on activities. Focused around The Little Chapel that Stood a work of children's literature about a Ground Zero chapel that became a hub of rescue and recovery efforts, the module includes links to hands-on activities and a list of recommended readings for further exploration.

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