The Write Response: Using Writing as a Way to Deal with Terrorism and Tragedy


  • Aug 19 2010 10:18 AM

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn what impact the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 had on nine different American novelists. By writing and sharing their own thoughts and feelings, students then consider the role writing plays in their own lives, particularly in times of tragedy.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: United States History, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions