Friday, September 9

posted Sep 8, 2011, 5:16 PM by Alison Lopez   [ updated Sep 9, 2011, 3:42 PM ]
Do Now: 
1. Create a Blogger account through your gmail. 
2. The following dates are infamous in American history that remain very clear in the memories of anyone old enough to remember.  They are events so memorable that when asked, "Where were you when. . . ?" everyone can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing. 

December 7, 1941
November 22, 1963
May 4, 1970
January 28, 1986
April 19, 1995

You will: Choose one of the above dates to look up and write a post in Blogger (at least a paragraph) responding to what happened on that date.  Make sure to include at least one image from the event in your blog. 

In-class: September 11, 2001 is the most recent in the list of dates Americans will never forget. With a partner, you will choose one topic related to 9/11.  You will research your topic and create either a video or keynote presentation.  You will only have Friday and Monday to work on this in class.   Each topic can only be chosen by ONE group.  First come, first served.  
The topics are: 
1. Planning the attacks
2. Motives/Terrorism
3. Twin Towers planes
4. Pentagon planes
5. Pennsylvania planes
6. Emergency Response (Port Authority/FDNY/NYPD)
7. Rescue and Recovery
8. Building collapses
9. Casualties
10. Damage
11. National Response
12. International Response
13. Military Response
14. Government Policies toward Terrorism
15. 9/11 Commission
16. Conspiracy Theories
17. Hate Crimes/Muslim Response
18. Long-term Economic Effects
19. Long-term Health Effects

You can also create your own topic if you are interested in something not listed, just check with me.