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The Nation Remembers 9/11

September 11, 2011, marks the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. that took thousands of lives and shocked the world. As Americans everywhere honor the memory of those who died, learn more about the events of that tragic day with these articles, videos, maps, and other resources.

Articles

What Happened on 9/11?
What Happened on 9/11?
by Natalie Smith
Scholastic News Online | Answers to kids’ most frequently asked questions about the September 11 tragedy.
Looking Back
Looking Back
by Zach Jones
Scholastic News Online | September11,2011
America observes the 10th anniversary of the September 11 tragedy.
Being a Kid After 9/11
Being a Kid After 9/11
by Tyrus Cukavac
Scholastic News Online | August22,2011
A group of young people in New York City wrote a play to explain the impact of 9/11 on their lives.
A Nation Remembers
A Nation Remembers
Scholastic News Edition 3 | On September 11, people across the United States will remember a very sad event in the nation’s history.
“I Was 11 on 9/11”
“I Was 11 on 9/11”
by Laura Modigliani
Scholastic News Edition 4 | A student from New York City looks back at a dark day 10 years ago. To read this article at a grade 5/6 reading level, click here.
Empty Sky
Empty Sky
by Suzanne McCabe
Junior Scholastic | For grades 6-8. Junior Scholastic’s editor Suzanne McCabe recalls how the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, changed her family—and the nation.
The 9/11 Dilemma: Freedom vs. Security
The 9/11 Dilemma: Freedom vs. Security
by Patricia Smith
The New York Times Upfront | For grades 9-12. Ten years after 9/11, the United States is still trying to balance protecting the nation from terrorist attacks with preserving civil liberties
'Horrifying, Just Horrifying'
'Horrifying, Just Horrifying'
The New York Times Upfront | For grades 9-12. Emily Sussell was in sixth grade just blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11. Now 21, she reflects on what that day means to her.
Stitches of Hope
Stitches of Hope
ART | For grades 7-12. The story behind the National 9/11 Flag, a huge community art project.
The Guys Who Got bin Laden
The Guys Who Got bin Laden
Scope | For grades 6-8. The amazing true story of America's most elite and secret fighting force: The Navy SEALs.
Growing Up After 9/11
Growing Up After 9/11
by Jack Silbert
MATH | For grades 6-9. Teen Brook Peters used math to make a movie about his September 11 experiences.
War Dogs
War Dogs
by Jennifer Marino Walters
SuperScience | For grades 3-6. Courageous canines use their noses to help soldiers.
Detecting Danger
Detecting Danger
by Karina Hamalainen
Science World | For grades 6-10. New high-tech scanners are screening for possible threats to travelers.
Witness to Tragedy
Witness to Tragedy
Scholastic News Online | Scholastic News Edition 4 Editor Glenn Greenberg describes his experiences on September 11, 2001.
Osama bin Laden Is Dead
Osama bin Laden Is Dead
by Zach Jones
Scholastic News Online | May2,2011
In May 2011, U.S. military forces in Pakistan killed Osama bin Laden—the leader of Al Qaeda, the international terrorist group that attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001.
Understanding September 11
Understanding September 11
More than 30 lesson plans, activities, and book lists to help students comprehend the 9/11 attacks and their lasting impact on the United States and the world.

Resources

VIDEO: Remembering September 11, 2001
VIDEO: Remembering September 11, 2001
Scholastic News Online | A video from Scholastic News Editions 4 and 5/6 about the events of September 11, 2001.
VIDEO: 'I Was 11 on 9/11'
VIDEO: 'I Was 11 on 9/11'
The New York Times Upfront | Emily Sussell was in sixth grade just blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11. Now 21, she recounts her experiences, and reflects on what that day means to her.
MAP: 9/11 Attacks on the United States of America
MAP: 9/11 Attacks on the United States of America
Scholastic News Online | A map of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. that took place on September 11, 2001
MAP: United States Military Involvement After September 11, 2001
MAP: United States Military Involvement After September 11, 2001
Scholastic News Online | A map of U.S. military conflicts after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
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