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Global Schools Project



The United States Is Not Alone: A Look At Global Terrorism and the Global Response to September 11th

Amanda Colborne,

American History, Civics & Government, Geography,

Grades 09 through 12

Political Science, Social Science General, World History


Abstract: Students will understand that the United States is not the only country to experience terrorist attacks. Also, students will understand that not all cultures viewed the September 11th attacks the same way.

Curriculum Standards:

Geographic Focus: Global

Class Periods*: 1-3

Author: Amanda Colborne

Related Files: Lesson Plan | Appendices | Download All Files As .ZIP

*based on a 55-minute class period.




Global Schools Project

Global Schools Lesson Plans

Department of Secondary Education

Social Studies Education


Lesson Plans

The following links provide entry to the Lesson Plans developed by the Global Schools Project Fellows. Most all of the plans can be infused into middle or high schools social studies courses to provide interdisciplinary, global education perspectives to your students.

Although categorized by the following headings, many of the lesson plans would meet multiple state or NCSS Thematic standards.




Human Rights

Politics/International Relations

Social Studies General


The lesson plans can be downloaded by going to one of the above areas and selecting the plan.





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