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Understanding September 11

Use this collection of September 11-themed lesson plans, news stories, videos, and book lists to help students comprehend the 9/11 attacks and understand their lasting impact on the United States and the world, as well as why it was a transformative moment in U.S. history. 

As President Obama told Kids Press Corps reporters in an exclusive interview, "I think it's important for us to realize that, as terrible as that day was, it brought America together and it reminded us that we're all one people."



Grades

3–5 , 6–8 , 9–12

Fatal Fever

by Gail Jarrow

Grades

3–5, 6–8, 9–12

Guided Reading Level

X

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $14.95

Zane and the Hurricane

by Rodman Philbrick

Grades

3–5, 6–8, 9–12

Guided Reading Level

V

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $6.99

#Presidents: Follow the Leaders

by John Bailey Owen

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

W

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $10.95

The Odyssey of Flight 33

by Mark Kneece , Rod Serling, Robert Grabe

Grades

6–8, 9–12

Guided Reading Level

X

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $10.95

North Carolina

by Ann Heinrichs

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $12.95

The Great Fire

by Jim Murphy

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

W

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $12.99
My Scholastic

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2
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