Recommended for Third Grade to Twelfth Grade
Resources from APTPLUS' Learn360 database:
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A sampling of videos is listed below but others can be easily located by using the titles and keywords listed below as you search:
A sampling of videos from APTPLUS Learn360:
The Road to 9-11
Run Time: (56:26)
(A lesson plan and segments are also available.)
New York - Part 8 - The Center of the World - Part 2
Grade: 6-8, 9-12
The second part of episode 8 of 'New York' bears witness to the tragedy of 9/11. Hear the story of the most horrific day in New York's history and learn about the heroism and resilience of the city's inhabitants. Please preview this video. It contains language and/or graphic images that some viewers may find disturbing.
(Seven segments are also available.)
The Man Who Risked His Life (Character Education)
Grade(s): 6-8, 9-12
Run Time: (01:19)
A man who risked his life to save others at the World Trade Center muses about the goodness of mankind.
(A 12 page teacher resource is available.)
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Grade(s): Pre K - 2, 3-5
Run Time: (10:17)
Inspired by the true story of Philippe Petit, a young French aerialist, and his daring 1974 high wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
(A teacher's guide is available.)
The Day the Towers Fell (from The History Channel)
Run Time: (43:52)
This moving video features the chronology of the day and first-hand accounts from Ground Zero.
(Segments and a 4 page lesson plan are available.)
Links to Internet resources:
Understanding 9/11 A Television News Archive
Videos from TV stations all over the world that set the events of September 11-17, 2001 on a timeline. See the events as the world saw them.
Remembering 9/11 National Geographic Society
Explore 9/11 survivor mementos, hear President Bush's speech, watch eyewitness accounts, read accounts of the events of the day and watch a video honoring the 9/11 memorial.
September 11: Lessons and Resources For Classroom Teachers
Materials from Education World
Scholastic Lesson Plans for 9/11
Lesson plans available for all ages and grades.
The Smithsonian remembers 9/11 with video and photos
The September 11th Digital Archive
An archive from the Center for Media and History
Pittsburg Post-Gazette article
An account from the Pitsburg Post-Gazette
Remembering the Heroes of Flight 93
Lesson plan with activities and ideas