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A Farewell to Arms: Shaping Fact for Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewClips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick reveal how Ernest Hemingway incorporated his own war experiences in A Farewell to Arms. Young writers then take an experience from their own lives and craft it as a work...
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Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises: “Talking” with Authors and Scholars

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewFilm clips from the documentary Hemingway Ken Burns and Lynn Novick provide readers of The Sun Also Rises with the opportunity to hear what other writers and critics have to say about Hemingway's portrayal of the post-World War I Lost...
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Comparing Hemingway to Young Adult Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewChallenge groups to create a recommended reading list of contemporary young adult fiction that explores the same themes found in Ernest Hemingway's short stories and novels. After examining a list Hemingway created and a list put...
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Make Your Own Astronomy Stationary

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewScholars follow five steps to create personalized, astronomy-themed stationary. 
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The Old Man and the Sea: Critical Interpretations

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewHemingway's The Old Man and the Sea won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; however, the critical interpretations of the novel have called it everything from "ordinary" and "schoolboy writing" to a "masterpiece." Readers are allowed to...
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Hemingway’s Influences and Contemporaries

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThree clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the events and people who influenced Ernest Hemingway.
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Exploring Hemingway’s Style

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewThe man, the myth, and the reality. Three clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick introduce viewers to the unique features of Ernest Hemingway's writing style and the events in Hemingway's life that influenced...
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Hemingway and Gender Identity

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
New ReviewAfter watching a short video clip from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, learners read an article by Ursula Le Guin about gender roles and sexuality. Scholars then consider how an author's concept of gender roles is...
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Hemingway: The Art vs. The Artist

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewSeven clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick inform an investigation of how aspects of Ernest Hemingway's life influenced his writings.
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Hemingway's Privilege and Social Position

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThree clips from the documentary Hemingway by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick form the basis of a lesson on Ernest Hemingway. Viewers use a graphic organizer to identify elements of privilege and social status that "aided him in creating,...
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Why Should You Read “Midnight’s Children”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children focuses on a short video designed to entice viewers to read Rushdie's award-winning novel.
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Hrotsvitha, Hildegard, and the Nun who Resurrected Theater: Crash Course Theater #9

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
The ninth video in the Crash Course Theatre series focuses on how two women brought theater back into the Christian world. Canoness Hrotsvitha, the first female playwright and Hildegard of Bingen, a nun who composed liturgical dramas,...
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The Hunger Games: Gender Empowerment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The odds are in your favor that your pupils will love this lesson that uses The Hunger Games to launch a study of gender empowerment, as well as the influence of social constructs of gender. Groups discuss how Katniss Everdeen and Peeta...
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Discuss 22-year-old Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb”

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Two poems by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman are spotlighted in a PBS instructional activity. Young scholars conduct a close reading and watch videos of Gorman reading her inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb" and "The Miracle of...
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Teach This Poem: “As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days” by Walt Whitman

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Walt Whitman's poem "As I Walk These Broad Majestic Days" offers scholars an opportunity to practice their noticing skills. They first examine a postcard of the Newport News Shipyard listing things they notice about the image and how...
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Teach This Poem: "Spring is like a perhaps hand" by E. E. Cummings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
E. E. Cummings' "Spring is like a perhaps hand" offers young scholars an opportunity to try their hands at analyzing a simile. After a warm-up activity and a close reading of the poem, class members discuss what they think the poem is...