These web sites are about famous American movie stars, politicians, and diplomats with European roots. Find out about Henry Kissinger, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hugh Grant, Madeleine Albright, Emma Thompson, Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan, and Lynn Redgrave. Included is an eThemes resource on authors Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Dickens.
Students can listen to information about Josef Korbel, Madeline Albright's father. The article is entitled "For Albright and Rice, Josef Korbel Is Tie that Binds." Condoleezza Rice was Korbel's favorite student.
These websites are about the author C.S. Lewis. There is information about his life, writing style, written works, and his accomplishments. Included are interviews with the author, reading guides, and quotes. There is a link to eThemes Resource on "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis.
Learn about the author Charles Dickens and his works. Includes biographies, timelines, family trees, primary documents, and photos. There are also lesson plans, games, animated bibliography, and activities that go along with the author study unit. There is a link to eThemes Resource on Literature: A Christmas Carol.