Category Archive: september 11th tribute

Pausing to Remember 9/11

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We, at Two Writing Teachers, pause today to remember all the lives that were lost and the heroes who gave their all in trying to save others. Since tomorrow is a Slice of Life Tuesday, our post about 9/11 is published today.

Remembrance Ideas for the September 11th Anniversary

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Educators from around the country share the ways in which they teach about September 11th to their students. This post includes programming and writing ideas, as well as links to videos and picture books you can read aloud.

How does your school mark September 11th?

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I’m compiling a list of tributes classroom teachers and schools do to mark the September 11th Anniversary. Please leave a comment on this post adding what you (and/or your colleagues) do to commemorate this solemn day.

Remembering the Miracles of 9/11/01

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“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” -Harry S. Truman

12 Years Later

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My husband and I spent our five year anniversary in Manhattan this past December.  My parents watched our daughter for three nights, which meant we went to shows, explored different neighborhoods by hopping… Continue reading

Weekly SOLSC

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Today is the 11th anniversary of the September 11th Attacks. It’s hard to believe it’s been over a decade since that horrible day, when everything started out right and ended so catastrophically. Today… Continue reading

Reflections on September 11th

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Ten years have passed since September 11th, 2001.  In 2001, I lived in Manhattan when the planes hit the Towers, the Pentagon, and a field in Shanksville, PA.  Today I live in Central… Continue reading

Remembering: Nine Years Later

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A view of the Lower Manhattan Skyline on the evening of September 11th, 2010 (from Jersey City, NJ): From  09-11-10 I am one of the New Yorkers who did not personally lose a… Continue reading

Remembering September 11th

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If you teach eighth grade or younger, it is highly unlikely that your students personally remember the events of September 11; many of our students weren’t alive when the attacks occurred. For me,… Continue reading

A Solemn Day

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Created with clip art from Lettering Delights.

Poetry Friday: A Little Billy Collins For You

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Bonnie mentioned a Billy Collins Poem, “The Names,” in a comment she left yesterday. While he’s one of my favorite poets (new favorites), I have to admit that I didn’t know about this… Continue reading

A Day of Rememberance

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Yesterday I read The Man Who Walked Between the Towers to my class. They were dazzled and amazed by Petit’s Walk. I briefly answered questions about September 11th, 2001 since the book does… Continue reading

ruth’s wn entry: september 11

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As I was getting dressed this morning, wearing red, white, & blue in honor of September 11 and placing my flag pin on my shirt, I thought I want to write an entry… Continue reading

Stacey’s WN Entry: September 11th

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Today is September 11th. My heart aches to be back in the City that I stood in on Tuesday, September 11th, 2001. I will never forget the words, “A plane flew into the… Continue reading