NEH Connections

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Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and the Evergreens

The Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts, includes The Homestead, where the poet was born and lived, and The Evergreens, home of the poet’s brother and his family. The teacher resource page includes a number of curriculum projects by NEH Summer Scholars.

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Teaching the Middle East

Discover the great currents of continuity and change throughout Middle Eastern history. Scholars from the University of Chicago include scholarly essays and lesson plans for your classroom.


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Women's History Month

Throughout our history women have made valuable contributions during wartime both in the civilian and military realm.

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Twenty-One More Poems for AP English

Each of these twenty-one poems or poetic forms for AP Literature and Composition includes a link to the poem and multimedia resources such as EDSITEment lessons and EDSITEment-reviewed websites that discuss the poem, the poet, and its context.

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Mark Twain in His Times

Discover Mark Twain as writer, speaker, inventor, and more. Explore the background to his great works; play his "Memory Builder" game, and enjoy online interactive exhibits.

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BackStory with the American History Guys

This public radio program and podcast from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities puts current events into historical perspective. Listen live, stream on your device, and explore the site's rich archive for your classroom.