English metaphysical poet and Parliamentarian Andrew Marvell born

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Boris Pasternak, Russian author of Doctor Zhivago, born

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Cornerstone laid for the Statue of Liberty

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Edgar Allan Poe dies

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Robert Frost, American poet, is born

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Alice and the Jabberwocky

National Poetry Month: Exemplars from EDSITEment: Poetry for the Common Core

National Poetry Month feature aligning Common Core State Standards Poetry exemplars with EDSITEment resources. Highlighted multimedia resources include links to the poem, commentary on the poem and the poet, curriculum resources, websites, audio recordings, etc.

Edward Hirsch, American poet and critic, is born

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Charles Baudelaire's “Les Fleurs du Mal” published

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EDSITEment and College-Readiness: Bolstering Literacy Skills across the Humanities

Using EDSITEment’s lesson plan on Carl Sandburg’s Chicago as an example, this presentation demonstrates how teachers can build critical literacy skills across the disciplines through the analysis of primary historical documents and literary techniques.

Emily Dickinson's “Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers” published

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