English student/teacher resources

There is a myriad of sites here...feel free to browse, use and learn from!

WRITING

http://www.mwp.hawaii.edu/resources/workshop_teachcontent2001spring.pdf

--Using writing across the curriculum

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=397

            --Writing letters about literature

http://www.ttms.org/PDFs/01%20Writing%20Strategy%20Guide%20v001%20(Full).pdf

            --The Writing Teacher’s Strategy Guide  124 PAGES!!!!!

RESEARCH

www.ottobib.com

            --with the isbn number, creates the MLA citation for you

 STUDYGUIDES

http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/index.html#Online%20Guides

http://www.novelguide.com/index_pages/literary_guides/literary_study_guides_index.html
http://us.penguinclassics.com/static/cs/us/10/nf/teachersguides/teachersguides.html

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary/

SPECIFIC CONTENT AREAS

http://www.universalteacher.org.uk/poetry/metaphys.htm

            --Metaphysical Poets

http://www6.semo.edu/cfs/teaching_faulkner.htm
http://absoluteshakespeare.com/

http://mail.baylorschool.org/~jstover/technology/techfair04/DecofIndrhetanalysis.htm
http://mail.baylorschool.org/~jstover/technology/techfair04/DecofIndappeals.htm
http://mail.baylorschool.org/~jstover/technology/techfair04/DecofIndlanguage.htm

            --All three are for American Lit and rehtoric

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=72
            -- Compare the speeches with the ReadWriteThink lesson Battling for Liberty: Tecumseh's and Patrick Henry's

Language of Resistance

http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/listaplanguma.html

            --AP Lang Sites

http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/listaplitma.html

            --AP Lit Sites

http://www.webenglishteacher.com/kesey.html

            -- One Few Over the . . .  materials

Outline of American Literature:  http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/oal/oaltoc.htm 
USA Literature in Brief:  http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/literature-in-brief/index.html
Beginnings of English Literature:  http://www.djmcadam.com/beginnings-english.html

For the study of Chaucer:  http://www.courses.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/

Victorian period:  http://www.victorianweb.org/genre/literaryov.html

http://www.webenglishteacher.com/schlosser.html

            --Fast Food Nation

http://iws.ccccd.edu/kennedy/literaryterms.htm

http://www.susq-town.org/sutton/Character%20AnalysisDangerousGame.doc

            --Most Dangerous Game

GOLD STAR RESOURCES

http://www.edmond.k12.ok.us/socialstudies/reading_room.htm

            --Graphic organizers, note-taking GLORIOUS!!

http://books.heinemann.com/products/E02175.aspx

--Jim Burke Books  you can read and print chapters on line!!

http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/

www.makesigns.com

www.yourhomework.com

            --Online homework posting

www.gaggle.net

            --Create a virtual classroom—email, chat, bulletin boards, etc.

www.isbn.nu

            --Compare prices of books.

GRAMMAR

<http://chompchomp.com/>

http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/>

http://www.yaelf.com/aueFAQ/miffmblrlsdntsndbl.shtml

VOCABULARY

https://secure.layingthefoundation.org/english/vocab/novels.asp

http://www.onelook.com/reverse-dictionary.shtml

http://quizlet.com/

FUNNY STUFF

http://sendables.jibjab.com/
            -- Campaign humor, could be used in a rhetoric discussion. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/06/books/review/Alford-t.html?_r=3&ref=review&oref=slogin&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

--Funny article on title translations

http://www.rinkworks.com/bookaminute/classics.shtml

ARTICLES

http://www.aft.org/pubs-reports/american_educator/issues/summer08/florey.pdf

http://eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/22/38/da.pdf
            -- teaching Non-fiction article

http://overbrookwebsiteworkshop.blogspot.com/

            --How to create a website

http://www.studymatrixart.com/blog/smx-spotlight/edward-de-bono-6-thinking-hats-mind-map

            --The Six Hats


WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE

http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/qfor-lit.html
http://in-global-context.blogspot.com/2007/03/four-character-analysis-exercises.html

            --Character Analysis

http://www.ru.nl/contents/pages/2183/literaturethesis.pdf

            --Writing a literary thesis

http://faculty.weber.edu/dkrantz/Sample%20journal.html

            --Short Literary Responses

http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Explication-de-texte

CHARACTER ANALYSIS

http://www2.scholastic.com/content/collateral_resources/pdf/u/unit_characteranalysis_characteranalysis.pdf

http://www.enotes.com/topics/how-write-character-analysis
http://eolit.hrw.com/hlla/writersmodel/pdf/W_S0702.pdf?WebLogicSession=Qhzx0UpELNmxostoouz8PtunTC7282b88xxi4HL8wyc3K7pzFgng%7C19056100342224463/167838195/6/6000/6000/7002/7002/6000/-1

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=168

http://students.usm.maine.edu/dianne.farrington/character.html

POETRY

http://cai.ucdavis.edu/uccp/explication.html
http://www.readbookonline.net/readOnLine/3335/

ALLUSIONS

http://www.milforded.org/schools/foran/rscaramella/allusions/
http://www.worsleyschool.net/socialarts/allusion/page
http://www.bartleby.com/59/   LIST OF ALLUSIONS

SATIRE

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/gerard_baker/article4392846.ece

http://www.postwritersgroup.com/edtoons.htm

            --Political Cartoons

RHETORICAL ANALYSIS

http://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric.htm

 --to teach rhetorical strategies. 

http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/co301aman/pop7b13.cfm