The Cost of "Living": Examining the Financial Compensation for Victims of September 11


  • Sep 4 2010 12:55 PM

    Kathyleen Bishop

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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students will explore their memories of September 11 and discuss how much they believe victims of September 11 and their families should be compensated. After conducting a fishbowl discussion, students write reaction papers reflecting on the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, Economics, History-Social Science


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    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning