Source
Scholastic Kids Press Corps
The Scholastic Kids Press Corps is a team of about 50 Kid Reporters around the nation.  The interactive site brings daily news to life with reporting for kids, by kids.

Memories of 9/11, Ten Years Later

Kid Reporter interviews New Yorker Emily Sussell about her experience on September 11, 2001

By Grace McManus | September 8 , 2011

On September 11, 2001, Emily Sussell was an 11-year-old New Yorker. It was her fourth day of 6th grade at Intermediate School 89, just four blocks away from the World Trade Center. Everyone thought it was just another normal day — until a loud crash shook the school building.

At first, Emily thought the shaking was because of a car accident — her school was right on a highway. But that wasn't the case. Instead, a plane had flown into one of the Twin Towers. Emily was scared and confused. No one knew what to do. What was going on?

Click play below to watch the interview and hear how this tragic day changed Emily's life forever.

emily sussell
 

9/11: TEN YEARS LATER

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania with the 9/11: Ten Years Later Special Report.

NEWS FOR KIDS, BY KIDS

Get the latest on national and international events, movies, television, music, sports, and more from the Scholastic Kids Press Corps.

  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving Day

    by Gail Gibbons

    Another great title from Scholastic. Detailed description coming soon.

    $3.46 You save: 30%
    Paperback Book | Grades PreK-1
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Thanksgiving Day
    Grades PreK-1 $3.46
    Add To Cart
  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    New Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition Grades K-6

    New Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition Grades K-6

    The NEW Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition offers over 5,000 inspiring books, across an enormous variety of text types, themes, genres, topics and content areas to put all students on a fast track to mastering complex text. This 3rd edition also includes new print and digital resources and assessment tools that explicitly support college & career readiness.
    What's NEW?!
    Guided Reading Toolkit
    : A BRAND NEW print and digital resource offering critical strategies for using guided reading effectively and to prepare for next generation assessments.
    Digital Resources: Create custom text sets with the Text Set Finder by sorting titles by Guided Reading level, Genre, Theme, and Text Type.
    Assessment Kits: Next Step Guided Reading Assessment from Jan Richardson and Maria Walther provides streamlined assessment tools for data driven instruction!
    Updated Implementation Guide featuring NEW sections addressing:
        -Common Core State Standards
        -Text-Dependent Questions & Close Reading
        -Using Guided Reading to Foster 21st Century Learning Skills


    NEW K-6 Leveled Bookroom Product Components

    Each K-6 Bookroom Includes:
    • 910 Titles (6 copies each)
    • 5,460 Books (GR Levels A-Z, DRA Levels A-80, Lexile Levels BR-1280)
    • Master Title List (PDF)
    • Downloadable Identification Stickers that include each book’s title, author, genre, Guided Reading level, DRA Level, and Lexile level
    • Teaching Cards for every title
    • 2 Resource Kits*
    • 4 Next Step Guided Reading Sets

    *Each Resource Kit Includes:
    • Guided Reading Implementation DVD
    • Guided Reading Implementation DVD Viewing Guide
    • Leveled Bookroom Set-Up Guide
    • 5 Guided Reading Toolkits (Implementation Guide, Flip Chart, and Website access)
    • Text Set Finder Access
    • 15 NEW Implementation Guides which include:
      • Running Records for every level
      • Behavioral Observation Assessments
      • Skills & Strategies Charts
      • Reproducible Genre Bookmarks in English and Spanish
      • Reproducible Check Out Logs
      • Common Core Support

    $26,955.00 You save: 33%
    Scholastic Leveled Bookroom | Grades K-6
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    New Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition Grades K-6
    Grades K-6 $26,955.00
    Add To Cart
Privacy Policy
EMAIL THIS

* YOUR FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S EMAIL ADDRESS

MESSAGE
Here's something interesting from Scholastic.com