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DOWNLOADS:

Mind Mapping Software - XMind is a great software to use to take notes, make outlines, and give presentations because of it's ability to visually represent nearly any thought process.

GIMP Download - The open source version of Adobe Photoshop allows students free access to the same photo-editing tools.

 

WEBSITES:

Hero's Journey Interactive - Provided through readwritethink.com, this interactive paradigm outlines the steps for this storytelling method

Name Generator - A name generator for names of gods and goddesses for the beginning steps of a story.

Cliff Notes - A good resources for proving summaries, in-depth chapter analyses, and catching up on any missed readings.

Literary Elements WebQuest - A great introduction to a unit on literary analysis, allowing students to discover literary elements on their own

Oxford English Dictionary - Etymology, definitons, and variations are all provided in one site for any word in the English Language.

Google Scholar - A research tool that provides good, credible sources to be used in papers

Write or Die - A fun writing tool that invokes the feeling of being under pressure and gets the creative juices flowing.

African American Literature WebQuest - An introduction to African American literature in context of American History.

 

BLOGS:

Literature for Classroom Teachers - A blog recounting the details of the formation of unit plan by me in my undergrad literature studies.

"Devine" Film Studies - Another blog with in-depth analyses of major films from my time as an undergrad.

 

FOR TEACHERS:

English Language Arts Common Core Standards - This link will take you right to the list of all the standards set by the Federal Government for English Language Arts.

 

 

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