Common Core Standards

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Visiting the 9/11 Tribute Center or using our online classroom materials meets several Common Core Learning Standards, some of which are listed here.

9/11 Tribute Center Visit or Distance Learning

Bringing your students to the 9/11 Tribute Center or participating in a Distance Learning (videoconferencing) program meets the following Common Core Standards.

Reading

  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. (R.7)

Reading History

  • Grades 6-8: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions. (RH.6-8.2)
  • Grades 6-8: Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic. (RH.6-8.9)
  • Grades 9-10: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text. (RH.9-10.2)
  • Grades 9-10: Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources. (RH.9-10.9)
  • Grades 11-12: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas. (RH.11-12.2)
  • Grades 11-12: Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources. Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic. (RH.11-12.9)

Speaking & Listening

  • Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. (SL.1)
  • Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. (SL.2)

Post-trip oral histories project (optional classroom extension activity)

  • Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (SL.4)

September 11th: Personal Stories of Transformation

9/11 Tribute Center Online Toolkit

The videos, discussion questions, and activities that are included in the online toolkit meet the following Common Core Standards.

Reading

  • Assess how point-of-view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text. (R.6)
  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. (R.7)

Reading History

  • Grades 6-8: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions. (RH.6-8.2)
  • Grades 9-10: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text. (RH.9-10.2)
  • Grades 11-12: Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas. (RH.11-12.2)

Speaking & Listening

  • Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. (SL.1)
  • Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. (SL.2)
  • Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric. (SL.3)

Post-trip oral histories project (optional classroom extension activity)

  • Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (SL.4)