We are honoring the memory of 9/11 by exploring & celebrating the hearts of New Yorkers, & all things Big Apple! One of the best & easiest ways to do so is with the plethora of poetry & picture books for kids showing how much WE ALL LOVE NYC! Check out this previous Scholastic Top Teaching blog post featuring resources, key teaching elements, lesson ideas, & more….all linked to Common Core ELA Standards, & loads of fun. Your students will be hooked on this Big Apple literature study “faster than a New York minute!”
Pop on over to my CLASSROOM BLOG to see how I prep parents for the important, but sensitive topic if 9/11. CLICK on any of the images below to be taken to my parental blog post & gain access to videos, intermediate grade level news articles, & resources for parents to use when discussing the events of 9/11 with their own children. Also, get a sneak peek of how WE are honoring NYC, New Yorkers, & the memory of 9/11 & those lost in the tragedy by reading the last section of the post, “WE LOVE NYC!” Stay tuned throughout this week for more blog posts on The Big Apple, 9/11, & all things New York!