Blogs tagged "short stories"

A Novel Way to Hitting the Books Again

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In this Age of Common Core, English Language Arts teachers are always on the lookout for high quality articles on academic subjects which are part of the curriculum. Humanities, the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is a rich source of these kinds of articles. In this first of a series, we’ve collected a few articles on novelists ranging from Miguel Cervantes to Kurt Vonnegut.Read More »
Categories Closer Readings

Interview with Amy and Leon Kass

What is the American Calendar project? Why this project? Why should teachers teach about American civic holidays?The American Calendar project is a series of nine e-anthologies—one for each national holiday—whose stories, speeches, songs, poems, letters, and essays help us think about the meaning of each holiday.Read More »
Categories Closer Readings