Vivian Leigh in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Discovering Literature: Shakespeare

A rich online resource from the British Library exploring Shakespeare in multiple dimensions. Separate sections are devoted to his works; a collection of primary source objects, some in the public domain; and teaching resources relating to Shakespearean works.

Naomi Shihab Nye, American poet born March 12, 1952

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  • Lesson 3: Hopi Traditional Dance and Song

    Created November 18, 2015
    Language of place: Hopi planting corn

    An exploration of the symbolism and imagery of corn and environment as manifested in Hopi song and traditional dances. Students analyze examples of historical and contemporary Hopi song and examine images of Hopi dance in order to expand cultural awareness.

  • The Great Society and the Case for the Humanities

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    William Golding's first novel, "The Lord of the Flies," published

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    September 17, 1954
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    Beelzebub as depicted in Collin de Plancy's Dictionnaire Infernal (Paris, 1863)
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    Wadsworth Atheneum

    The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest continually-operating public art museum in the United States, has experienced an extensive renovation funded in part by NEH. Major exhibitions and newly refurbished collections offer new interpretive content and deeper engagement with the artwork. An online collection of educational resources provide creative strategies for effectively addressing student learning objectives through the visual arts.

     

    Sherwood Anderson walked out of his office as president of the Anderson Manufacturing to pursue a writing career

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    November 28, 1912
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    Back to School: Literature and Language for the Common Core

    Literature and Language for Back to School includes American and World literature resources and helps secondary-level teachers respond to the CCSS requirements. Each resource aligns to an ELA Anchor Standard for College and Career Readiness as well as three Literacy in Reading, Language and/or Writing standards at a given grade level.

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    Language of the Land: Journeys Into Literary America

    Tour this Library of Congress online exhibit’s four regional sections that feature how the voices of America’s writers are rooted in a particular place through literary maps and images.