For Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts

Lincoln's Writings: Multimedia Edition

The Multi-Media Edition the “House Divided Project” at Dickinson College offers 150 of Abraham Lincoln's most teachable documents organized around five major themes and designed provide key alignments with the Common Core State Standards.

President George W. Bush declares war on terrorism

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  • Launchpad: Galileo and His "Starry Messenger"

    Created September 17, 2013

    Launchpad: Galileo and His "Starry Messenger"

    In this Launchpad, you will explore a section of Galileo’s booklet, Starry Messenger, in which he describes his observations of the solar system and stars through a telescope that he made. This telescope allowed him to see the distant objects in the sky in ways that no one had ever seen them before.

    Background: Stargazing Before Galileo

    Watch the short video,which sets the stage for Galileo’s discoveries by introducing the ideas about the nature of stars before he observed them through a telescope.

  • Galileo: Revealing the Universe

    Created September 13, 2013
    Galileo and the Doge

    In this lesson, students will practice close reading of passages from Galileo’s Starry Messenger concerning his observations of the stars and constellations through a telescope. They will develop an understanding of how he constructed his arguments to challenge the established views of his time using new technology and logical reasoning.

    Phillis Wheatley’s "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" published

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    Lyndon Baines Johnson, 37th President of the United States, born

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    EDSITEment in the College-Ready History Classroom: Visual Literacy and Cross-Text Analysis

    As students analyze historical documents, they will begin to appreciate the differences between North and South and the changes afoot in the United States that contributed to the developing conflict.

    Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

    In this free resource on Italian Renaissance Art from the National Gallery of Art and Grove Art Online, students can explore thematic essays, more than 340 images, and 42 primary source texts in eight different units with printable activity guides and discussion questions related to each unit.