English

English Teachers' Web Pages
Martin Web Page
 
Banks Links
Terry the Terrible Teacher Centre for Education and Training- ESL activities
Grammar Central- Centre for Education and Training- ESL activities
 
Bernard Amazing Virtual Race
 
Downer's "To Build a Fire" Project
Wilderness Survival Skills
 
Downer's Dante Links
 
Duong Links
 
Mrs. Martin's Immigration Links
 
Mr. Mummert's Web Links
 
 
American Literature
 
Authors
 

 

Controversial Issues research sources

 
 
Crucible Web Quest 

Salem Witchcraft Hysteria Experience - presented National Geographic  

Salem Witch Trial Artwork - presented by The University of Virginia

Hollywood Blacklist - political persuasion and control in Hollywood
 
Genre Reasources
 
Great Expectations Web Quest 
 
Great Gatsby Web Quest
 
Literary Movements and Time Periods  

Literary Movements and Information - presented by Littlestown High School  in PA  

 
 
Maya Angelou Webquest 

http://www.empirezine.com/spotlight/maya/maya1.htm  

http://www.motherjones.com/mother_jones/MJ95/kelley.html  

http://newsun.com/angelou.html

 

Meaning of Names 

African-American Baby Names-brief meanings of names  

Aztec and Mayan Names – brief meanings of names 

Baby Name Locator – find meanings, origin and similar names 

Behind the Name – the etymology and history of first names 

Foreign "Given Name" Cross-Reference – what is your name in other languages  

Frequency of Male and Female First Names – from U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 census  

Get your own Chinese name – based on your current name and chosen characteristics 

Hidden Message in Your Name – Decide for yourself 

Meanings of Names – brief meanings and origins of names  

Name Meanings –from Andy the Name Bender  

Naming Practices & Patterns for Countries & Cultures – helpful in tracing your ancestry  

Popular Baby Names – Check the year YOU were born

 

 

Mythology

Ancient Greece - has myths, culture, people

Encyclopedia Mythica - all mythologies, with articles and links

 
Reading Lists 

ALA's Outstanding Books for the College Bound 

California Department of Education Recommended Literature (K-12) 

Great Books List - an index to Online Great Books in English translation

Literature and Books - Librarian's Index to the Internet  

New York Public Library - book lists page  

 
Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth

Shakespeare's Life and Times

Mr. William Shakespeare  

Elizabeth I - all stages of her life. Excellent information

 

 

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