English 9: Book Trailers
English 9: Shakespeare Speeches
English 10: Art and Activism
Brenda Brathwaite: Gaming for understanding
Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil
Natalie Jeremijenko: Artist and engineer
Liz Coleman: College president
Bill Strickland: Social innovator
Themes: Art Unusual
Shekhar Kapur: Director and writer
English 12: Into the Wild: Literary Legacies
Reference Sources: Dictionaries, thesauri, quotes, literary terms, slang, etc
The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Plumb Design Visual Thesaurus
Shows similar meanings in a web.
Roget’s Thesaurus Alphabetical Index
Reference, verse, fiction and non-fiction
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
Passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature
Over 38,000 quotes by over 10,000 authors.
Virtual Classroom Glossary of Literary Terms
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, UK.
Find definitions for words such as couplet, meter, etc.
The Online Slang Dictionary
People submit slang and definitions.
Slang, webspeak, made-up words, and colloquialisms.
Visual, frank, slang dictionary of street talk. Brocolli, blunt, and cracker take on new meanings here!
Literary Sources: Poetry, poets and more!
Poems That Go
Poems created online.
Shakespeare Magnet Poetry
Use Shakespeare's words to create your own magnetic poetry.
The Online Poetry Classroom
The Academy of American Poets helps you find a poem, a poet, workshops, forum, links.
Representative Poetry Online
The University of Toronto site allows you to search by title of poem, poet’s last name, first line, & keyword. Contains a glossary of poetic terms, criticism of poetry, and Canadian poetry.
Find A Poem
The Academy of American Poets helps you find a poet or poem and listen.
An archive of English sonnets.
American Verse Anthology
Full text of many American poetry collections.
Full text of several poetry anthologies.
Contemporary American Archive
Internet Poetry Archive
An archive of poetry. Search the list of classical poets by first line or poem title.
Find a Poet
Academy of American Poets
Biographies of Poets