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.

BBC Mundo

BBC Mundo: BBCMundo.com

The site contains news of the world in Spanish. Advanced students. AP recommended.

War of 1812 begins

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Ernest Hemingway wounded while serving as a Red Cross ambulance driver in World War I

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Demos: Classical Athenian Democracy

Dēmos is a digital encyclopedia of classical Athenian democracy that will be useful to a wide audience. The aim is to describe the history, institutions, and people of democratic Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE, to publish the efforts of scholars to answer questions about Athenian democracy, and to invite you, our audience, to explore, discover, and judge for yourselves. The earliest work on Dēmos was supported by grants from Furman University and the NEH.

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.

Libro de Geografía Universal

Libro de Texto de QUINTO DE PRIMARIA — Geografía

From the Secretaría de Educación Pública (México), a searchable and downloadable online textbook on world geography, including the oceans, the continents, world capitals, mountain ranges, water bodies, among many others. The textbook is rich in visual resources. Intermediate students.

Viaje a Grecia

El Viaje a Grecia

From the Ministerio de Educación de España, Instituto de Tecnologías Educativas, a journey to Greece with maps, virtual visits, videos, interactive texts, and interactives on Greek philosophers, with a complete collection of resources related to Greek philosophy and citizenship. Intermediate through advanced students.

Wilfred Owen, British poet and WWI soldier, born

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James Joyce and F. Scott Fitzgerald attend dinner party at bookstore Shakespeare & Company, in Paris

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