• Launchpad: “The Namesake,” by Willa Cather

    Created February 21, 2013

    Launchpad: “The Namesake,” by Willa Cather

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    Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Regions

    The products of this NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers offers a wealth of curricular plans and interactive ideas for the classroom. Topics cover a variety of disciplines: history, geography,  literature, religion, art, and environmental studies for every grade level.

    Performers at the Globe Theater in London

    "Shakespeare Uncovered"

    WNET’s Shakeapeare Uncovered series tells the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Six episodes combine history, biography, performance and analysis and personal passion of each host as they conduct interviews with actors, scholars and directors from key locations and include video of performances.

    Performer's at the Globe Theater in London

    "Shakespeare Uncovered"

    WNET’s Shakespeare Uncovered series tells the story behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Six episodes combine history, biography, performance and analysis and personal passion of each host as they conduct interviews with actors, scholars and directors from key locations and include video of performances.

    The Whaleman Statue (New Bedford, Massachusetts)

    Pursuing Melville: “A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat”

    An overview of resources for Herman Melville, “Moby-Dick,” and whaling in the 19th century.

    Charles Dickens’s classic story “A Christmas Carol” published

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    December 17, 1843
  • John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”: Verbal Pictures

    Created December 17, 2012
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    Students align original FSA photographs from the 1930s and the author’s own journal entries, to trace parallel elements John Steinbeck then incorporated into passages in The Grapes of Wrath.

    Nunnally Johnson, the film maker who wrote the sceenplay for “The Grapes of Wrath,” born

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    Repeats every year until Wed Dec 05 2035 .
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    December 5, 1897
  • Launchpad: “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg” by Mark Twain

    Created December 4, 2012