Journey Through Remembrance: Exploring 9/11 Perspectives in Texas Museums

I. Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is for you to learn more about the weekly subject matter in this course. Exploring these museums and tributes fosters student curiosity and enforces student learning by selecting a topic from broad yet set assignment parameters.

II. Grading: Your grade is based on completing the assignment and demonstrating that you learned more about the selected topic.

III. About the assignment:

1. Throughout the semester, there will be supplemental activities and discussions about the weekly subject matter. You will pay special attention to 9/11.

2. For this assignment, you will explore Texas-based websites that have dedicated pages about 9/11. Spend time reading each.

3. Once this is graded on Canvas, you may not ask to resubmit this assignment. This assignment uses Turnitin. You don’t need to create an account or have a passcode. Files are not compatible with Turnitin. Be sure to copy/paste your work or type your responses in the space provided on Canvas.

4. When writing your answers, please answer the prompts in the order they are listed in the instructions.

5. For grading clarity, please number each of the answers/paragraphs. -2 points for not numbering the answers.

6. Do not use any outside sources. For this assignment, use only the source link provided for this assignment.

7. This is due Sunday at midnight.

IV. Instructions: Begin each answer with the title of the museum or memorial, and then number each of your answers.

A. Denton Firefighters Museum: https://www.cityofdenton.com/317/Denton-Firefighters-Museum https://www.cityofdenton.com/317/Denton-Firefighters-Museum

1. First watch the 3:34 minute video.

2. After viewing the video, in your own words (a minimum of five sentences) what specifically did you learn about 9/11 through the eyes of the firefighters? From the video, what was most thought-provoking? If you say something like “I learned a lot about 9/11.”, this is vague and will not be counted as one of the minimum five sentences or bullet points. It’s important to elaborate on what you learned (give specific answers!). This should be a minimum of 5 sentences or bullet points. (25 points)

B. The Flight Crew Memorial in Irving Texas: https://911familiesforamerica.org/flight-crew-memorial/ https://911familiesforamerica.org/flight-crew-memorial/

1. This is dedicated to the flight crews and families who perished on 9/11.

2. First read about the main page and pay attention to the flight crew memorial. After reading the main page, what specifically did you learn about 9/11? What was most thought-provoking? This should be a minimum of five sentences. If you say something like “I learned a lot about 9/11.”, this is vague and will not be counted as one of the minimum five sentences or bullet points. It’s important to elaborate on what you learned (give specific answers!). (25 points)

3. Next, select two members of the flight crew and read their story. https://911familiesforamerica.org/911-flight-crew-memorial/flight-crew-american-airlines-flight-11/ https://911familiesforamerica.org/911-flight-crew-memorial/flight-crew-american-airlines-flight-11/

3. a. Give their name and write a brief summary about the crew member. What specifically was most impactful about their story? Each should be a minimum of three sentences. Each summary is worth five points. (10 points)

C. The National Museum of Funeral History: https://www.nmfh.org/portfolio-item/9-11-and-fallen-heroes-tribute/ https://www.nmfh.org/portfolio-item/9-11-and-fallen-heroes-tribute/

1. First, read the main page about the 9/11 Fallen Heroes Tribute and critically view the photos of the casket tributes. After reading the main page, what specifically did you learn about 9/11? What was most thought-provoking? This should be a minimum of five sentences. If you say something like “I learned a lot about 9/11.”, this is vague and will not be counted as one of the minimum five sentences or bullet points. It’s important to elaborate on what you learned (give specific answers!). (25 points).

2. After viewing the images of the casket tributes, in a minimum of three sentences, describe one of the photo tributes and what is most thought-provoking about it. (5 points)

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