1. James Agee Timeline

Source: Masterpiece Theater

Examine James Agee's work in the context of his life and major cultural and world events in this online interactive chronology. Discover Agee's varied writings, including journalism, film criticism, screenplays, poetry and autobiographical fiction.

Grade Level: 9-12

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Literature: American. Poetry and Poets. World History: 1900-1945. World History: 1945-1990.

Resource Type: Interactive/Online Activity

2. Langston Hughes Timeline

Source: Masterpiece Theater

Explore the life and work of Langston Hughes, well-known for his perceptive portrayals of life in black America, in the context of world events. Discover Hughes's poetry, novels, short stories, plays, children's books and non-fiction.

Grade Level: 9-12

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Literature: American. Poetry and Poets. Cultural Studies: African American Studies. Historical Perspective.

Resource Type: Interactive/Online Activity