Writing and Remembering: Writing Prompts about 9/11

 

Students can write a short essay or journal entry about the events of September 11, 2001. Here are a few writing prompts about 9/11 to get them started.

Ask your kids to write a short essay, journal entry, or even a list about the events of September 11, 2001. Here are a few Here are a few writing prompts about 9/11 to get them started.

Writing Prompts and Exercises

  • September 11th is a Day of Remembrance. As we honor those who lost their lives on this day 2001, make a list of everything in your life that you are thankful for.
  • Did the events of that day change your thoughts about your life? In what ways, if any, did you change?
  • Write about your reaction to the September 11th attack.
  • Or, maybe you’re too young to remember the actual events of 9/11. You are not immune to the ripple effect, though. Write about how the September 11th attack continues to affect even those who have no memory of that day.
  • There were many heroes during the September 11th tragedy. Write about a hero or a heroic event that you remember or that you have observed in a documentary.

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