• 9/11 Essay Prompts


    *Based on the short film, “Boatlift,” choose one of the following and complete a one-page essay:


    1. What does this short film teach you about human nature?
    2. One of the boat captains said, “It was the greatest thing I ever did.” Why do you think he felt that way? Would you have felt a similar way?
    3. “Everybody got a little hero in them.”  Do you believe this? Why or why not?
    4. What made these boat captains different than the “Average Joe”? 


    Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDOrzF7B2Kg