National Day of Service and Remembrance
Following, you'll find small sampling of resources from Discovery Education, PBS LearningMedia, and others to aid your classroom discussion of this delicate topic in American History, brought to you by KET. There are many more resources on these services for you to explore that connect with each subject area, content, grade level, Common Core standard, etc.
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Reading Rainbow: The Tin Forest
Discover the places and faces waiting inside books. Host LeVar Burton shares stories of hope in the wake of tragedy, including The Tin Forest by Helen Ward. The program meets the students of PS 234 in Manhattan who had to attend another school after the September 11 terrorist attacks. The students make a music video to show their gratitude for all the support they received. This resource is from Discovery Education. Grades K-5.
The Healing Totem
A lesson plan, Summary, Symbolism, and Levels of Meaning - The Healing Totem also accompanies this video clip. This resource is from PBS LearningMedia. Grades 6-8.