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Lesson: Stories of the Heroes of September 11, 2001

I always taught a special lesson to my students on September 11, reserving this day for remembrance and honoring our fallen heroes. Teaching through tears in one of the first weeks of school was never easy, but it had to be done. Sadly, I wasn’t

Lesson: D-Day

Making an emotional connection to people and events in history helps students understand it better. In this World War II lesson, students will learn about the enormity of the undertaking of D-Day including its purpose, risks, sacrifices, and success. Students will read letters from soldiers