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Free - Patriot's Day: Remembering 9/11

by  Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

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September 11th, 2001 stands as a day that changed American history. Thousands of American citizens lost their lives in the terrorist attacks that still affect the American consciousness today. Over twenty years later, Patriot Day memorializes a day of mourning, community service, and patriotism. Explore the history of Patriot’s Day through an interactive learning module with staff from the Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum. Our staff will cover the events of 9/11, the definition of ‘patriot’, and the many ways that participants and their families can show patriotism and participate in Patriot Day memorials. 

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Length

50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History


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Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum

Casper, WY
United States

The Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum preserves and shares the legacy and impact of Wyoming's military veterans. We explore the past through the lens of personal experiences both in and out of uniform. For many veterans, service continues beyond their time in uniform. The WVMM also preserves Wyoming's military history, including the service and legacy of the Casper Army Air Base. The base trained bomber crews during the Second World War and later hosted the Wyoming Air National Guard during the early years of the Cold War.

Contact:
Daisy Allen
daisy.allen@wyo.gov
307-472-1857

Program Details

Format

1. The program will open with introduction to staff and an assessment of the participants for prior knowledge of Patriot's Day - also known as 9/11 - and what a patriot is.
2. Lesson will begin with aid of PowerPoint to showcase the events of 9/11, the definition of a 'patriot' and what is patriotism.
3. After lesson, participants will be asked post assessment questions to ensure lesson objectives were met.
4. Time is allowed for question and answer segment after post assessment.

Objectives

The participants will:
1) Be able to explain what Patriot's Day memorializes.
2) Understand the definition of what is a 'patriot'.
3) List at least two ways they can show patriotism.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

Wyoming
Social Studies
SS2.1.3 Identify people and events that are honored on United States holidays