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Content Specific Resources K-12:

English/Fine Arts/Humanities

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  English
Language Arts
English Teacher Websites One stop for a plethora of resources: teachers' sites, blogs, employment ops, esl needs, etc!
  English
Language Arts
Book World One of my favorite book sites--provides reviews and excerpts of popular fiction and non-fiction, updated each week.
  English
Language Arts
Children's Literature Web Guide A wonderful resource for information about children's books and reading.
  English
Language Arts
Common Errors This site provides a comprehensive list of words commonly misspelled, put in hypertext to make them clickable, listed alphabetically, and easy to use.
  English
Language Arts
CyberGuides Guides for teachers, including many literary works for all levels, and lesson activities.
  English
Language Arts
EnglishCompanion.com Jim Burke of CATE keeps his site current with research, lessons, graphic organizers, and more.
  English
Language Arts
The English Room Great features, especially for April's celebration of National Poetry Month.
  English
Language Arts
The Hero's Journey This fun and comprehensive site is an online adventure in mythology!
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  English
Language Arts
Kidbibs Provides book information/resources for teachers, parents and other professionals who work with children.
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  English
Language Arts
Laura Candler's File Cabinet - Language Arts You will not believe all of the practical handouts, forms, and ideas that you will find here.
  English
Language Arts
LibrarySpot Excellent source for links to libraries, news items, and many other reference materials.
  English
Language Arts
Literary Resources on the Net (Jack Lynch, Rutgers) Provides a comprehensive searchable list of resources for teachers of literature.
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  English
Language Arts
National Council of Teachers of English This is it--The place for English teachers! Includes several discussion lists, research, news, and membership information.
  English
Language Arts
National Writing Project There are Project sites at universities nationwide; their purpose is to provide teachers with resources and guidance in teaching writing in conjunction with the core literature used in the classroom. Check out the National Writing Project site for more information.
I've been a Fellow/Teacher Consultant with the UCLA Writing Project and have found it to be invaluable.
  English
Language Arts
Outta Ray's Head Here you'll find many exceptional ideas for literature and composition. You can also contribute your own ideas!
  English
Language Arts
Poetry Daily Update I have discovered several poets whose work I really enjoy as a result of subscribing to this site's weekly newsletter. You can also explore the archives for previously featured poets. By the way, April is National Poetry Month!
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  English
Language Arts
Project Gutenberg Index Find literary works online--more than you can imagine--thank you to those who have provided this wonderful online source for literature lovers.
  English
Language Arts
Teen Read Week This site provides tips and ideas, sample publicity materials and resources to get the word out.
  English
Language Arts
Vandergrift's Special Interest Page I found this site invaluable for finding information related to young adult literature.
  English
Language Arts
World Wide Words Have you ever wondered why we say what we say...this site can tell you. Subscribe to the weekly e-mail letter to improve your vocabulary and to learn origins of common and not-so-common words.
  English
Language Arts
Young Authors Workshop A fantastic way to help kids write, using the resources listed for each step of the writing process.
  Fine Arts Drama Teacher's Resource Room Lesson plans, ideas, resources, links, texts and a message board for teachers -- invaluable site.
  Humanities Arts and Letters Daily This site is incredible--so much to read and so little time!
  Humanities BookBrowse Provides excerpts from current fiction and non-fiction bestsellers and discussed books.
  Humanities Booknotes: A Cyber Companion C-Span's site for the literary minded also includes teacher's guides for this program.
  Humanities BookWire Truly a comprehensive site including journals, bestseller lists, links to reviews and more.
  Humanities Bulfinch's Mythology Online Those who have used the print version know how valuable a resource Bulfinch's is...now you can access it online!
  Humanities The Compendium of Common Knowledge Explores life during the Rennaisance. So beautiful, and it covers every aspect of Rennaisance life.
  Humanities Encycolpedia Mythica This site is an excellent resource for researching the classics.
  Humanities National Paideia Center Provides resources, information, and models for using Socratic questioning techniques in the classroom.
  All of the Above My Mega Links Folder Over 500 links to English/Language Arts Resources -- my Backflipped Bookmarks.

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