19 years Ground Zero

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19 years of "Ground Zero"
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5V English
19 years of "Ground Zero"

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

In this lesson...
  • We'll talk about what you remember from the events of 9/11
  • We'll talk about the historical relevancy
  • We'll look at America's response to the events
  • We'll discuss the aftermath of the events: has the world changed?

Slide 2 - Tekstslide


Slide 3 - Woordweb

Slide 4 - Video

Why do you think the WTC was such an important target for an attack?

Slide 5 - Open vraag

Slide 6 - Video

Firefighter's story

Slide 7 - Woordweb

Why was the second plane hitting the WTC such a big shock? What makes it different from the first?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

The response to 9/11
President Bush's Bullhorn Speech

Delivered to emergency rescue workers on September 14, 2001 at the site of the WTC.

Pay attention to his words, the body language, and the surroundings.

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Slide 10 - Video

Why was this speech so well-received at the time? Do you think it was a good speech?

Slide 11 - Open vraag

Slide 12 - Video

USA's response to 9/11
  • War on Terror (started in 2001 immediately), Afghanistan mostly
  • 2003: Invading Iraq
  • Weapons of mass destruction? Saddam Hussein? Link to 9/11?

Your thoughts? Were the actions of the US understandable?

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Legacy of 9/11
  • Has the world really changed after 9/11?
  • Airport security
  • Stereotyping
  • Literature, movies, music

  • Next monday: In the Shadow of No Towers (comic)

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

What do you know about the conspiracy theory around 9/11? What are the arguments believers make?

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Do you think 9/11 was an "inside job"?
I'm not sure what to think

Slide 16 - Quizvraag