July 8

Ernest Hemingway wounded while serving as a Red Cross ambulance driver in World War I

July 8, 1918

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  • "Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    "Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams

    In this lesson, students study issues related to independence and notions of manliness in Ernest Hemingway’s “Three Shots” as they conduct in-depth literary character analysis, consider the significance of environment to growing up and investigate Hemingway’s Nobel Prize-winning, unique prose style. In addition, they will have the opportunity to write and revise a short story based on their own childhood experiences and together create a short story collection.

Charlotte and Ann Brontë arrive in the office of the publisher of Jane Eyre revealing their identity as women

July 8, 1848

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  • Introducing Jane Eyre: An Unlikely Victorian Heroine
    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    Introducing Jane Eyre: An Unlikely Victorian Heroine

    Through their interpretation of primary documents that reflect Victorian ideals, students can learn the cultural expectations for and limitations placed on Victorian women and then contemplate the writer Charlotte Brontë's position in that context. Then, through an examination of the opening chapters of Jane Eyre, students will evaluate Jane's status as an unconventional Victorian heroine.