French writer and political thinker Alexis de Tocqueville born

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Dorothy Parker, American writer, poet, critic and wit, born

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 Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea

Literatura.org: Literatura argentina contemporánea

Argentine contemporary literature: texts and national authors' biographies, pictures, and audio files in addition to special publications and issues, and interactive stories. Intermediate through advanced. AP recommended.

Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español

Libro de Texto de TERCERO DE PRIMARIA — Español

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on Spanish, with high-quality visuals, activities; information on analyzing literature, the performing arts, and resources to teach vocabulary and writing. Intermediate through advanced students. Pre-AP recommended.

Cine con Clase

Cine con Clase

From the Center for the Liberal Arts (CLA de la Universidad de Virginia/The University of Virginia), an NEH-funded site using films clips to teach Spanish language and culture. Advanced, AP, college level, and older students.

Ben Franklin publishes “Improved Poor Richard’s Almanac”

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Thoreau moves into cabin at Walden Pond

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Hermann Hesse, German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter, born

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Backstreets of Oaxaca, pastel by Pearl Lau, NEH Participant, 2010

Virtual_Oaxaca

Virtual_Oaxaca is a virtual representation of Oaxaca, the city, surrounding archeological sites, and arts communities. Created by teachers in an NEH-funded Summer Institute. Plan a lesson, watch a video, and peek at Oaxaca on Second Life. More to come!

SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

Libro de Texto de SEXTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on geography, including cultural geography such as human migration and world economy, as well as research assignments. Intermediate students.