Students’ Response to 9/11: A Documentary Report

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 90 minutes
Date Posted: 5/6/2010

Have students document the national response to the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001 using polls, comment cards from teenagers, and their own recollections. This lesson plan (which includes background information and full-color primary sources) was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

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