My Experience At The Twin Towers

1098 Words Oct 19th, 2016 5 Pages
I. Introduction
a. Attention getter: Does anyone remember what they were doing at the exact moment when the twin towers fell on September 11th 2001? (ask them to share their experience)
b. Introduce Topic: I will then share my experience: I remember this memory like it was yesterday. I was 3 years old at the time and I just got back from a walk with my mom. When all of a sudden her friend came banging on the door. When my mom opened the door her friend just kept repeating “turn on the TV! The twin towers are falling.” Us 3 sat there in devastation and just watched the towers fall.
c. Introduce topic:
d. Credibility statement: I have lived in New York my whole life. I live approximately 35 minutes from ground zero. My Grandfather was a helping hand in building the twin towers. My father was in the city the day the towers fell; he was safe but was unable to get home because all transportation was shut down.
e. Thesis: The tragedy New York City experienced on September 11th, 2001 will forever be memorable to my community and I. It brought us together more then ever.
i. Preview of main point 1: First, I will discuss my artifact. ii. Preview of main point 2: Second, I will discuss my experience at the 9/ll museum. iii. Preview of main point 3: Finally, I will discuss how 9/11 affected my community.
II. Body Does anyone know what this is? (artifact)
a. Main point 1: My artifact
i. I brought with me today a piece of ground zero. ii. My uncle gave this to me. He worked for a…

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