Disney film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the 1st animated feature, is released

Main Subject Areas: 
Event Date: 
Repeats every year until Sun Feb 04 2035 .
February 4, 2011
February 4, 2012
February 4, 2013
February 4, 2014
February 4, 2015
February 4, 2016
February 4, 2017
February 4, 2018
February 4, 2019
February 4, 2020
February 4, 2021
February 4, 2022
February 4, 2023
February 4, 2024
February 4, 2025
February 4, 2026
February 4, 2027
February 4, 2028
February 4, 2029
February 4, 2030
February 4, 2031
February 4, 2032
February 4, 2033
February 4, 2034
February 4, 2035
Event Date Display: 
February 4, 1938

Charles L. Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, dies

Main Subject Areas: 
Event Date: 
Repeats every year until Sun Jan 14 2035 .
January 14, 2011
January 14, 2012
January 14, 2013
January 14, 2014
January 14, 2015
January 14, 2016
January 14, 2017
January 14, 2018
January 14, 2019
January 14, 2020
January 14, 2021
January 14, 2022
January 14, 2023
January 14, 2024
January 14, 2025
January 14, 2026
January 14, 2027
January 14, 2028
January 14, 2029
January 14, 2030
January 14, 2031
January 14, 2032
January 14, 2033
January 14, 2034
January 14, 2035
Event Date Display: 
January 14, 1898
  • Launchpad: A Trip to Wonderland: The Nursery 'Alice'

    Created January 3, 2011

    Launchpad: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Nonsense Poetry and Whimsy

    Alice's adventures in Wonderland lead to a number of wonderful places:

    A.A. Milne, English writer of Winnie-the-Pooh series, is born; “Winnie-the-Pooh” Day

    Main Subject Areas: 
    Event Date: 
    Repeats every year until Thu Jan 18 2035 .
    January 18, 2011
    January 18, 2012
    January 18, 2013
    January 18, 2014
    January 18, 2015
    January 18, 2016
    January 18, 2017
    January 18, 2018
    January 18, 2019
    January 18, 2020
    January 18, 2021
    January 18, 2022
    January 18, 2023
    January 18, 2024
    January 18, 2025
    January 18, 2026
    January 18, 2027
    January 18, 2028
    January 18, 2029
    January 18, 2030
    January 18, 2031
    January 18, 2032
    January 18, 2033
    January 18, 2034
    January 18, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    January 18, 1882

    Chronicles of EDSITEment: Beyond the Wardrobe

    Featured Lessons | Featured Websites | About the Image

    The term is over: the holidays have begun. The dream is ended: this is the morning … And as He spoke He no longer looked to them like a lion; but the things that began to happen after that were so great and beautiful that I cannot write them. And for us this is the end of all the stories, and we can most truly say that they all lived happily ever after. But for them it was only the beginning of the real story

    Joseph Rudyard Kipling, British author, born

    Main Subject Areas: 
    Event Date: 
    Repeats every year until Sun Dec 30 2035 .
    December 30, 2010
    December 30, 2011
    December 30, 2012
    December 30, 2013
    December 30, 2014
    December 30, 2015
    December 30, 2016
    December 30, 2017
    December 30, 2018
    December 30, 2019
    December 30, 2020
    December 30, 2021
    December 30, 2022
    December 30, 2023
    December 30, 2024
    December 30, 2025
    December 30, 2026
    December 30, 2027
    December 30, 2028
    December 30, 2029
    December 30, 2030
    December 30, 2031
    December 30, 2032
    December 30, 2033
    December 30, 2034
    December 30, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    December 30, 1865
  • Tales of the Supernatural

    Created November 9, 2010
    Edgar Allen Poe.

    Examine the relationship between science and the supernatural in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and the “horror stories” of Hawthorne and Poe.

  • Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: Oral and Literary Strategies

    Created October 13, 2010
    Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: Oral and Literary Strategies

    Through close reading and textual analysis of Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel about the British colonization of Nigeria, students learn how oral, linguistic, and literary strategies are used to present one’s own story and history through literature.

  • Hawthorne: Author and Narrator

    Created October 12, 2010
    Hawthorne: Author and Narrator

    Compare the storyteller's voice with that of the writer, who was a contemporary of Whitman and Douglass.