November 29

British ship Zong crew throws slaves overboard to claim insurance

November 29, 1781

Madeleine L’Engle Camp born

November 29, 1918

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  • A Wrinkle in Time: The Board Game
    Lesson Plan / Literature & Language Arts
    A Wrinkle in Time: The Board Game

    This lesson invites students to reconfigure Meg’s journey into a board game where, as in the novel itself, Meg’s progress is either thwarted or advanced by aspects of her emotional responses to situations, her changing sense of self, and her physical and intellectual experiences.

Louisa May Alcott, American novelist, born

November 29, 1832

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  • Thoreau's Circle: Who's Who in Transcendentalism
    Student Resource / Art & Culture
    Thoreau's Circle: Who's Who in Transcendentalism

    This resource is intended to assist students in drawing interconnections between members of the small group of American literati that made up Thoreau’s circle based in Concord, Massachusetts, and who spawned the transcendentalist movement.