First, Brainstorm for words or ideas that remind you of 9/11. Use the bubble web.
Next, watch this 5 minute video from the History Channel that gives the rundown of the events of the day. It shows some of the powerful images I saw and shares some first hand experiences.
Next, This link gives a very detailed run down of the timeline for 9/11. It allows students to explore on their own. They can look at pictures, listen to testimony, watch clips. I have created a timeline to go with the bigger events of the day. It's page two of the attachment.
Next, This 2.5 minute video clip talks about the plan to build a museum and we get to hear the builder explain the reasons for his ideas.
Next, This 2 minute clip from ABC news goes into the museum before it opened to the public:
Finally, this is the link to the virtual tour of the museum now that it is open. It follows a middle school girl as she explores the different parts of the museum. https://www.911memorial.org/interactive-museum-experience