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posted Jan 18, 2017, 1:45 PM by Jeffrey Jones

If you have Websites or other sources to recommend, please let Mr. Jones know.

Shakespeare

posted Jan 6, 2017, 9:32 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Jan 6, 2017, 9:35 AM ]

MyShakespeare.com'  

'Love to learn it.' 

'Dive into the rich world of Shakespeare with our full-text, interactive editions of his plays. myShakespeare replaces traditional footnotes with multimedia resources for the 21st-century student.'

MyShakespeare offers the full text of each play enriched with audio, notes and assorted media. Currently has Romeo & Juliet, MacBeth, Hamlet and Julius Caesar.

Each play features:
  • Complete audio recordings that emphasize clarity and comprehension
  • Contemporary translations to make the language more approachable
  • Popup notes offering insights into literary devices
  • Animated videos that explore the play and spark further discussion
  • Performances of key scenes to bring the play to life
  • Interview with characters about the events unfolding in the play. 
Thanks to Joann Absi, Media Coordinator @ Eugene Ashley High School for the Recommendation!

'Literature Map' helps you find books you may like

posted Nov 8, 2016, 8:23 AM by Jeffrey Jones

http://www.literature-map.com/

Richard Byrne of 'Free Technology for Teachers' introduced it...

"Finding books that kids will like can be a difficult task. Literature Map is a tool that might make that process easier. Literature Map provides a web of authors you might like based on authors that you already enjoy reading." Read his post for more ideas on using it!

To Kill a Mockingbird

posted Nov 4, 2016, 11:46 AM by Jeffrey Jones

'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley

posted Nov 1, 2016, 6:11 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 11:46 AM ]

Teaching ‘Frankenstein’ With The New York Times


Port City Daily asked Wilmington actor Eric Johann to do dramatic readings for Halloween. 

He chose - 

Eric Johann
Eric Johann

About the actor: Eric Johann is a local actor, Bellamy Mansion employee, and aspiring screenwriter. 


http://portcitydaily.com/2016/10/31/listen-to-edgar-allan-poes-the-black-cat-podcast/

Edgar Allan Poe

posted Nov 1, 2016, 6:10 AM by Jeffrey Jones

Port City Daily asked Wilmington actor Eric Johann to do dramatic readings for Halloween. 

He chose - 

Eric Johann
Eric Johann

About the actor: Eric Johann is a local actor, Bellamy Mansion employee, and aspiring screenwriter. 


http://portcitydaily.com/2016/10/31/listen-to-edgar-allan-poes-the-black-cat-podcast/

'Catcher in the Rye'

posted Sep 9, 2016, 5:59 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Sep 9, 2016, 5:59 AM ]

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