English and Languages

English & Languages

SPANISH/GERMAN
Verb conjugation Practice German, French and Latin too. Our School ID # is 828.
http://conjuguemos.com/

COPYRIGHT HISTORY OF
To promote the history of and understanding of copyright.
http://www.questioncopyright.org/

Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance
As the Jazz age dawned in the early 1920's, African American artists,writers and musicians flocked to a district of Manhattan called Harlem.'The Mecca of the New Negro' soon became home to a cultural revolution,repercussions of which would be felt around the world, from the USA to Europe and Africa. The rich artistic legacy of the Harlem Renaissance ages from the music of Duke Ellington and Bessie Smith, to the paintings of Aaron Douglas and the poetry of Langston Hughes.
http://www.iniva.org/harlem/

A Big6 Skills Overview
by:Mike Eisenberg Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. Used in thousands ofK-12 schools, higher education institutions, and corporate and adult training programs, the Big6 information problem-solving model is applicable whenever people need and use information. The Big6 integrates information search and use skills along with technology tools in a systematic process to find, use, apply, and evaluate information to specific needs and tasks.
http://www.big6.com/index.php

SIMON PULSE
We created this area to share some of our best books and authors with you.Whether you like stories that introduce you to new worlds or stories that bring you back to earth; escaping into
romantic adventures or scaring yourself silly, we've got just the stuff for you. If you like your books to match your music and TV shows or if you're looking for advice on relationships, you'll
find great suggested reads at SIMON PULSE.
http://www.simonsays.com/subs/txtobj.cfm?areaid=33&pagename=simonpulsetxtobj

"THE 19th CENTURY IN PRINT"
The Making of America in Books and Periodicals. This collection comprises books and
periodicals published in the United States during the nineteenth century, primarily during the second half of the century. Most of the materials were digitized through the Making of America
project, a collaboration of Cornell University and the University of Michigan to preserve textual materials on deteriorating paper and make them accessible electronically. The materials elected
illuminate the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. Also included are volumes of American poetry.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/moahtml/ncphome.html

JAZZ AGE CULTURE
Explore the literature and culture of the flapper era and the Harlem Renaissance numerous great links.
http://faculty.pittstate.edu/~knichols/jazzage.html

WRITERS PLAYGROUND
Creative writing website called Theme park developed by the Utah Education Network.
http://www.uen.org/themepark/imagination/writing.shtml

MYTHS AND FABLES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Re-tellings of numbers fables and myths
http://www.afro.com/children/myths/myths.html

Aesops Fables
Online collection of Aesop's Fables
http://www.pacificnet.net/~johnr/aesop/

Hans Christian Anderson
Danish writer, famous for his fairy tales, which were not meant
merely for children but for adults as well
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/hcanders.htm

Cinderella Project University of Southern Mississippi
A text and image archive containing a dozen English versions of the fairy tale. The Cinderellas presented here represent some of the more common varieties of the tale from the English-speaking world in the eighteenth,nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. Materials to construct this archive were drawn from the de Grummond Children's Literature Research Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi.
http://www.usm.edu/english/fairytales/cinderella/cinderella.html

POEMS DAILY
Published poets featured daily.
http://poems.com/

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Complete site of most of his fairy tales in full text.
http://hca.gilead.org.il/

Ray Bradbury
Great site to help teach Bradbury's books.  Lots of resources.
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/bradbury.html

THOMAS
U.S. Congress legislation on the Internet.
http://thomas.loc.gov/

Vocabulary Training
This site is meant to replicate on the Internet a means of learning words and phrases in In English, German, French and Spanish. The technique used in this site can be helpful in
learning vocabulary because the vocabulary is presented randomly, emulating as nearly as possible the"flash-card" technique and the user may keep score, thus monitoring progress.
http://www.vokabel.com/

Vocabulary Web Games
Improve your vocabulary and boost your SAT / GRE scores. Master the 720 most frequently tested vocabulary words with these free web quizzes.
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm

GUYS READ
Is a web based literacy program to help boys find stuff they like to read.
http://www.guysread.com/

WordReference.com
Online French, Italian and Spanish Dictionary
http://www.wordreference.com/

German to English Dictionary
A simple dictionary containing over 185,000 entries
http://dict.tu-chemnitz.de/

Espanol 1
Online workbook
http://www.classzone.com/books/en_espanol_1/

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY
Online collection of exhibit materials, lesson plans, primary sources, family activities and more.
http://www.folger.edu/

The Day of the Dead
Mexico honors those gone but not forgot
http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/muertos.html

TALK ENGLISH
Register for free to use this site. Talk English.com focuses solely on speaking English. It is our goal to help you gain the ability to speak English fluently.
http://www.talkenglish.com/login.aspx

Thesaurus
Online to help with those papers.
http://thesaurus.reference.com/

FREE TRANSLATION
On line text translation in numerous languages.
http://www.freetranslation.com/

WORD REFERENCE
translate French, Spanish and Italian
http://wordreference.com/

BIOGRAPHY MAKER
Helps write a great biography.
http://www.bham.wednet.edu/bio/biomaker.htm

LEARNING ENGLISH
All these sections are specifically designed to assist adults and children who are learning English as their second language.
http://www.bayworld.net/ferlazzo/english.html

Ancient mythology of the World
Includes Norse, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Japanese and more.
http://www.ancient-mythology.com/

Logos Verb conjugator
Enter a verb, click conjugate and the conjugations appear
http://www.logosconjugator.org/owa-verb/verba_dba.verba_main.create_page?lang=en

American Studies-Literature On-line  
Literature Online; Perspectives on American Literature: Online Literature; Online Literary Network Short Stories Collections . Classic Short Story Collection
http://www.umsl.edu/~gryan/amer.studies/amstudies.litonline.html

The Dewey Decimal System

An online tour
http://www.oclc.org/dewey/resources/tour/ddc1.html

Another Dewey Decimal Story
http://mte.anacortes.k12.wa.us/library/dewey/deweystory.htm

Spelling City
Practice your spelling words, make crosswords, word searches and
more.  Great teacher area.
http://www.spellingcity.com

BOOK REVIEW SITE
http://www.bchs.k12.va.us/Technology%20Class/davis_staton/home.html

Free-Reading is an open source instructional program that
helps teachers teach early reading. Because it's open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers.It's designed to contain a scope and sequence of activities that can support and supplement a typical core or basal program.
http://www.free-reading.net/index.php?title=Main_Page

Oddcast
Translate into numerous languages and even pick an avatar to pronounce it for you.
http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/tts_tran_example.php?clients

Poets' Corner
Features a user-friendly library that spans thousands of works by
hundreds of authors covering thousands of years.
http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/

SHMOOP
Great study guides for literature, history and poetry.  For
students and teachers alike.
http://www.shmoop.com/

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