Shakespeare This site provides extensive resources for William Shakespeare's
plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.
- American Memory includes
original documents, maps, photographs, sound recordings and more from
American history. Features a collection finder, search engine, learning
activities that build on information literacy skills and "today
student page points to exciting articles,
informational outlines, maps, photographs, drawings and timelines. This
resources was created to help educate American students about the vital
role of Asia in the continued prosperity of the United States. There's
also a Teacher's Page
and the AskAsia Homepage.
enables students to learn about over 25,000 of the greatest
lives, past and present, play Who Am I?. Teachers can access classroom
Works of William Shakespeare includes electronic text of many of
Shakespeare's plays and poems.
- Country Reports
is an excellent and comprehensive online reference website that provides
lots of content area text organized within a database. (Some information requires a low cost subscription.)
- CNN Learning
Resources offers web-delivered instruction
using current and past CNN San Francisco bureau news stories. Although
the intended audience is adults, high school students can benefit from
this technology supported reading aid.
- Crossroads K-16 American History Curriculum
- Discovering Dickens lets students choose from five cases, visit related
sources, and then transform the information into a project such as a
timeline, diary, storyboard, or poster to demonstrate their newfound
Mythica is an encylopedia of mythology, folklore
and legend. It contains over 6000 definitions of gods and goddesses,
supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over
- Fake Out
vocabulary game by Education Place
on Words and building vocabulary with Latin and Greek roots
School Journalism has compiled many high school newspapers from
around the United States. Chat with a journalist, take an online quiz,
learn more about the most common terms used in the newspaper, and much
more. There's a place for teachers
is produced by the Writing Center at the University of Ottawa and provides
a hypertext tutorial for students learning more about the grammar of
the English language.
- Learn to Write a Speech walks you through the process
with great tips organized in a readable fashion.
York Times Learning Network for Students and
Teachers includes daily interactive updates, lesson plans, web explorations,
NIE resources and more.
- PinkMonkey BookNotes
and Study Guides features more than 350 literature summaries and
helpful booknotes as well as many other resources.
Cyberguides for Students in Grades 9-12 includes interactive web-based
learning guides for over 40 popular pieces of literature covered in
many high school literature curriculums. There's also a section for
Cyberguides. Don't miss this one!
Reader and Time for Kids
are wonderful reading materials for students reading in the content
Digital Classroom from the National Archives and Records Administration
(NARA) includes a wealth of resources and instructional strategies to
encourage teachers of students at all levels to use archival documents
in the classroom.
engages collaborative teams of students from around the world in the
process of designing educational websites for use on the Internet. You
can access the Thinkquest Library, a culmination of over twelve years of online web development,
or find out more about you can become a member of a Thinkquest design team.
Valley of the Shadow is a hypermedia archive
of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the
Civil War for Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Those sources include newspapers, letters, diaries, photographs, maps,
church records, population census, agricultural census, and military
records. Students can explore every dimension of the conflict and write
their own histories, reconstructing the life stories of women, African
Americans, farmers, politicians, soldiers, and families.
- World Cultures
is an interactive reading environment intended for use with higher level
students that "rewards independence, interest, self-direction,
and intellectual interaction with the authors of the material".
It combines the reading and course materials of two World Cultures courses
taught using web-based materials.
This page last updated February, 2005.