I am not sure whose getting the most out of this educational journey: my students or myself. I also am not sure who is growing or maturing more...but I can say this: the journey has been incredibly worthwhile.
It is hard to find student-friendly information about September 11th. Many of my fourth-graders who were not alive at the time, have no idea what happened on September 11, 2001. This site helps a little: Patriot Day Printables | September 11th Worksheets