Reflection: Perseverance Were You There? Did You Write It Down? - Section 3: Viewing a Primary Source


By playing this video, I hope that along with giving students a firsthand example of September 11, I gave them a sense of the uncertainty we all had that day.  I wanted them to feel and experience the events of the day without feeling the fear that we felt.  

In this unit, I hope that I have taught them the academic and patriotic lessons they need to honor Patriots Day every year and understand why they do.  I hope they leave this unit knowing that Americans are resilient and will rise above any hardships as can they.  That is the impact I want to have on my students- life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

  Reflection: I hope they remember
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Were You There? Did You Write It Down?

Unit 6: September 11th - We Can't Forget - They Don't Remember
Lesson 7 of 9

Objective: SWBAT identify and explain the differences between primary and secondary sources documenting an historical event.

Big Idea: Understanding the difference between primary and secondary sources is a skill that students need to understand to effectively evaluate information.

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