Political philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau born

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George Sand, French writer, born

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Arm Reliquary from Treasures of Heaven exhibit

Treasures of Heaven

This website, based on the NEH-funded exhibit, explores the history of Christian saints and their relics through a variety of different digital tools and programs. Learn about exhibition objects through the cultural, geographical, and architectural environment for which they were originally created.

  • The Language Bank

    Created October 12, 2010
    The Language Bank

    Students practice reading, listening to, and writing in a foreign language by making Internet excursions to foreign language websites.

  • French Connections

    Created October 12, 2010
    French Connections

    Take a virtual tour of Paris, create an English language guide to French Internet resources, and compare journalistic practices in the United States and France.

  • French and Family

    Created October 1, 2010
    French and Family

    This unit on French language and culture focuses on the family and keeps the lessons simple and age-appropriate. Students will learn about French families and gain a preliminary knowledge of the French language, learning the French names for various family members.

  • Charles Baudelaire: Poète Maudit (The Cursed Poet)

    Created September 10, 2010
    Charles Baudelaire: Poète Maudit (The Cursed Poet)

    French Language and World Literature classes will study the works of 19th-century poet Charles Baudelaire and will learn about the connections between the Romantic Movement and themes of 21st-century popular culture.

    French composer Hector Berlioz born

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    Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen signed during French Revolution

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    Charles Baudelaire is born

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