Literacy

Resources

  • Anthology of Middle English Literature
    Great source for English authors 1350-1485.
    http://www.luminarium.org/medlit/
  • Bibliomania: The Network Library
    Thousands of e-books, poems, articles, short stories and play, all of which are absolutely free.
    http://www.bibliomania.com/
  • Bookadventure
    Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.
    http://www.bookadventure.com/Home.aspx
  • C-SPAN American Writers: A journey through history
    A permanent archive for educators, researchers and every one interested in the writers featured in the C‑SPAN series.
    https://www.c-span.org/series/?americanWriters
  • Google Lit Trips
    A different way to read great literature.
    http://www.googlelittrips.org/
  • Kentucky Virtual Library
    Kids Research Portal.
    http://www.kyvl.org/kids/portal.html
  • Lesson Plans and Activities: Language Arts - Essential Learning Products
    Free lesson plans, teaching ideas, activities, and teaching resources that make teaching easier and more effective.
    http://www.essentiallearningproducts.com/lesson_plans/language-arts
  • Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes
    This reference guide created by Peter Armenti, Digital Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress, allows users to find a novel, short story, or poem without knowing its title or author.
    http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/lost/
  • National Council of Teachers of English
    A Professional Association of Educators in English Studies, Literacy and Language Arts.
    http://www.ncte.org/
  • PBS LearningMedia™ is your destination for easy, instant access to thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos and interactives perfect for the Interactive Whiteboard, plus audio and photos, and even in-depth lesson plans. You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia™ is free for educators. http://az.pbslearningmedia.org/
  • Pulitzer Prizes
    Honoring excellence in journalism.
    http://www.pulitzer.org/
  • The Purple Crayon
    Articles and other materials about children's book publishing.
    http://www.underdown.org/
  • Read Print
    Free online books library for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast.
    http://www.readprint.com/
  • Young Adult (& Kids) Books Central
    Book reviews, author interviews & bios, press releases, industry news and much more on both children's and YA books.
    http://www.yabookscentral.com/