Curricular Suggestions for this Lesson
Select a topic of study surrounding the atrocities of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. Then choose three or four different sources of media. The sources should be selected around one common topic, issue or event.
The aim of this lesson is to have students study the atrocities of September 11, 2001, and its aftermath while building media literacy skills. It offers educators a student-centered teaching model to explore the multiplicity of issues surrounding these tragic events and the way the world has changed as a result. Students will explore multiple sources of media and varying points of view- ranging from the local to the global and the global to the local.
11 with a discussion of “Global Perspectives on 9/11” with ..
The tragedy of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath, Social Education, Learning in a Global Context, Conflict Resolution, Media Literacy