Choose one of the storytelling activities below. You can choose to conduct interviews in-person or via Zoom/video conference.
1: Interview with a teacher
Interview a teacher at your school about life before, during, and after the September 11 attacks. Find a teacher who you know talks a lot about civics, politics, government, and history (preferably a social studies teacher). Alternatively, find someone who was in your current grade at the time and interview them.
2: Interview with a family member or community member(ex. Service members, firefighter, EMT, NYC resident during 9/11 attacks, etc.)
Interview an adult about life before, during, and after the September 11 attacks.
3: Interview with another student.
Interview a fellow student about what they know and don’t know about the September 11 attacks and how they believe it may have impacted their family and community.
STORYTELLING ASSIST: Read through our ART OF THE INTERVIEW SLIDES for tips and tricks