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Acronym Finder

The web's most comprehensive searchable database of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms and over 175,000 definitions! http://www.acronymfinder.com

Banned Books Online

At Banned Books Online you will find information on the censorship of books as well as the full text of some of these books. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/banned-books.html

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online

The publisher of thousands of free online classics of literature, reference, and verse. Bartleby gives students and researchers access to books and information on the web. http://www.bartleby.com

A Celebration of Women Writers

This site was designed to make information on women writers easy to access. It includes biographical and bibliographical information and the full text of some novels. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/

The Children's Literature Web Guide

Internet resources related to books for children and young adults. http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Not only can all of Shakespeare's works be found on this site, but it also leads Shakespeare's lovers to other related sites.

EDSITEment (National Endowment for the Humanities)

This humanities resource site features subject-based access to top humanities sites, EDSITEment lesson plans and at-home activities, additional learning activities, and links to some of the best resource sites on the Web. http://edsitement.neh.gov

Eighteenth-Century Resources

If you are looking for any information on the age of Enlightenment, this is the site for you. It may take some digging, but you will find whatever you need. http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/18th/

The English Server- "Eserver"

The EServer is a unique website where 198 scholars, readers, artists and writers gather to share and discuss their works. This site contains over 20,000 articles, as well as poetry, fiction, nonfiction and much more. http://www.eserver.org/

The Internet Classics Archive

The Internet classics archive contains many old classical works of literature (over 441) by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. The site also has a list of other classical and electronic text resources, including several Web rings. http://classics.mit.edu

Minnesota Academic Standards : Language Arts

Minnesota Language Arts Academic Standards. http://www.education.state.mn.us/MDE/Academic_Excellence/Academic_Standards/Language_Arts/index.html

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

You'll find links to NCTE publications, programs and professional development including a "teaching ideas center. http://www.ncte.org/

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

Paradigm is an excellent resource for teachers and college bound students alike. It provides advice on how to write different types of essays, explains the steps in the writing process, and allows users to interact with others. http://www.powa.org

The Reading Room (the Internet Public Library)

The Reading Room contains bookshelves for browsing and searching for entertaining reading, along with links to sites providing other full texts. (Shelf categories: books, magazines, and newspapers). http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&cid=1&tid=7011&parent=7006

S.C.O.R.E. (Connecting California's Classrooms to the World)

SCORE is divided into math, science, history, and language art categories. The site also includes links, teacher resources, and a vast collection of lesson plans. http://www.score.k12.ca.us/

Secondary English Resources Page

A collection of resources for those units commonly taught in grades 8-12 such as To Kill a Mockingbird and Hamlet. http://home.pacific.net.au/~greg.hub/engpage.html

Teaching English Units

This site is an archive of student created work. it is as detailed and creative as any teacher could desire and includes Grad Packages created by UMD's own graduates. http://www.d.umn.edu/~lmillerc/TeachingEnglishHomePage/TeachingUnits/units.htm

Web English Teacher

The site provides English/Language Arts teaching resources for K-12. http://www.webenglishteacher.com/index.html

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