• Launchpad: Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago”: Bringing a Great City Alive

    Created January 31, 2011

    Launchpad: Reading Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago”

    Carl Sandburg’s 1916 “Chicago” is one of the best known works of 20th century American literature. Using Internet resources, you will learn about the city that Sandburg documented in his poetry.

  • Launchpad: Chaucer's Wife of Bath

    Created January 16, 2011
  • Lu Shih: Student Interactive Chart for the Three Teachings

    Created January 14, 2011
  • Lu Shih—The Couplets of T’ang

    Created January 14, 2011
    Lu Shih—The Couplets of T’ang

    The T'ang Dynasty(c. 600-900 CE), the period when the lu shih came to the fore as a poetic form is considered by some to be the peak of classical of Chinese culture.

    Helene Johnson, youngest of the Harlem Renaissance poets, is born

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    Carl Sandburg, American poet, historian, and folklorist, is born

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

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

    Joseph Rudyard Kipling, British author, born

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