TEACHING ENGLISH AND WRITING: WEB RESOURCES

                                                    Monika Brown, UNC Pembroke

English Teaching: Major Sites
    Web English Teacher webenglishteacher.com
    Thematic units, lesson plans, links atozteacherstuff.com/
    Read, Write, Think:  teaching resources from NCTE & IRA   readwritethink.org/index.asp
    EDSITEment, National Endowment for Humanities: lessons, resources  http://edsitement.neh.gov/
    Learn NC: Teachers' Network: NC DPI, news, lesson plans, links learnnc.org/
    Emory U. resources-teaching writing&literature writingcenter.emory.edu/teaching/suggestedreadings.html 
    English Teaching Resources-Macmillan  onestopenglish.com/
    Totally Unorthodox English Teacher emse.fr/~yukna/ENG/lessons/english.htm
    The English Teacher  http://teacher2b.com/     
    Shmoop for Teachers: "cool" resources for literature, writing, history shmoop.com/teachers/
    ESL Partyland: student & teacher resources [recommded by Jenna Hill] http://www.eslpartyland.com/

Professional Organizations for English Teachers and Educators: Goals, Curricula, Resources
    Common Core Standards for English Language Arts & Content Literacy                
                   http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_ELA%20Standards.pdf           
    National Board of Teaching Standards (board certification) nbpts.org/    
    NCTE:  National Council for Teachers of English
ncte.org/   
    English Departments worldwide    nyu.edu/gsas/dept/english/links/engdpts.html   
    National Writing Project  nwp.org    teaching resources:  nwp.org/cs/public/print/doc/resources/topics.csp
    CCCC Conference on College Compition and Communication  ncte.org/cccc/about
    WPA: Council of Writing Program Adminstrators http://wpacouncil.org      
    NC English/Lang. Arts SCOS
Curriculum (links at left) ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/languagearts/
    NC DPI: Common Core Standards   ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/
    Learn NC: Teachers' Network learnnc.org/
    NC Wise Owl: Reference and History ncwiseowl.org/  
   
California English/Language Arts Content Standards    

Resources for Teaching: all subjects (K-12) and English Language Arts
    Read/Write/Think:  lessons and materials from IRA/NCTE readwritethink.org/
    AtoZ Teacherstuff: thematic units, lesson plans, links  atozteacherstuff.com/
    Marco Polo: free lessons and materials [Edutopia]  marcopolo-education.org/home.aspx
    Teachers' Net: shared resources and lessons    http://teachers.net/
    Lessonplanet: Education Planet links (free) and model lessons (for a fee)  lessonplanet.com/
    Funbrain.com: lets teacher set up individual activities  funbrain.com
    Eureka: U. Alabama high school/college http://eureka.mhsl.uab.edu/
    Public Televison: lessons for PBS programs; fair use guide pbs.org/teachersource/
    National Public Radio (reports by audio streaming)   npr.org
    BBC Teacher Resources  bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/
    About.com  Secondary Education  http://712educators.about.com/
    Discovery Channel teaching resources  discoveryeducation.com/teachers/
    New York Times Lesson Plans, archive   nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/archive.html
    College Teaching: Penn State U Teaching and Learning Center  schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/
    College Teaching: U Texas El Paso Teaching and Learning Center utep.edu/cetal/
    English curriculum units, from Yale Teachers' Institute  yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/

Teaching Literature (see also Writing About Literature)
   
Interpreting Literature, Film, Arts; Monika Brown, UNC Pembroke  uncp.edu/home/monika/artslit.htm
    Literature, Arts, and Media resources links, Monika Brown, UNC Pembroke uncp.edu/home/monika/eng-web.htm
    Teaching Literature, college level, links:  http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~njp/601-links.html
    Literary Classics: Study Guides by Dr. Brians, Washington SU  wsu.edu/~brians/guides_index.html
    Teaching Literature:  resources, activities, writing, Rick Beach  teachingliterature.org/teachingliterature/index.htm
    Teaching literature to adolescents-Cloudnet links to many sites  cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edadolescentlit.htm
    Shmoop-entertaining literary/poetry appreciation and study guides   shmoop.com/literature/
    Literature Activities for classrooms and families http://www.ehow.co.uk/literature-activities/
    Folger Shakespeare Library: teaching Shakespeare  folger.edu/
    Apple Seeds: stories and quotes appleseeds.org/
    Great Books lessons, Discovery Channel  http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/lit.html
    images and graphics for literary texts  english-blog.com/archives/english_teaching/literature/
    songs adapted from/for literary texts  corndancer.com/tunes/tunes_db.html  
    American Passages (literature telecourse) well-arranged resources and images learner.org/amerpass/

 Teaching History and Humanities

    Best of History web sites for teachers  besthistorysites.net/index.shtml
    Library of Congress:  American History resources by themes  loc.gov/teachers/
    Center for History and New Media (digital humanities teaching/research)   http://chnm.gmu.edu/
    NC Art Museum teaching resources   ncartmuseum.org/artnc/

Composition Theory and Resources for Teaching Writing
    Bedford Annotated Bibliography for Teachers of Writing (2003)  bedfordstmartins.com/Catalog/static/bsm/bb/
    Resources for Teaching Writing: Annotated Bibliography  http://depts.washington.edu/writeuw/annotated-bib.pdf  
    Resources for writing teachers:  Case Western Reserve case.edu/artsci/engl/emmons/writing/links.html
    History of  rhetoric and composition    http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/bb/history.html
    Rhetoric: history and terms    http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/silva.htm
    Composition: history and theories   english.ohiou.edu/cifer/cifer_theory5
    Research resources for teaching writing/links   http://ica.library.oregonstate.edu/course-guide/486-WR411
    Writing Now, NCTE  ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/PolicyResearch/WrtgResearchBrief.pdf
    WPA 2011 Framework for Success-Postsecondary Writing: habits of mind, outcomes http://wpacouncil.org/framework
    Composition Pedagogy   http://culturecat.net/taxonomy/term/14
    Textbooks for Composition: comparison chart case.edu/artsci/engl/emmons/writing/textbooks.html
    Videos about Teaching Writing: answers to questions  bedfordstmartins.com/take20/
    Teaching Analysis, Argument, Personal   http://people.oregonstate.edu/~petersp/ORST/WR121_files/WR121.htm  
    American Rhetoric (speech) texts of speeches, definitions, exercises   http://www.americanrhetoric.com/

Videos about Teaching Writing
      Videos about Teaching Writing: video answers to questions: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/take20/
      Book Report on Peter Rabbit--Charlie Brown  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZEmxby8g8A
      Teaching Prose (academic reading-writing process), Kurt Spellmeyer
                http://wh.rutgers.edu/whtube/watch/31/kurt-spellmeyer-discussion-on-teaching-prose.html

 Teaching Writing in Schools, K-12
    Web English Teacher:  Teaching Writing  webenglishteacher.com/writing.html
    Read/Write/Think:  lessons and materials from IRA/NCTE readwritethink.org/    
    National Writing Project    writingproject.org/
    Purdue Online Writing Lab http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    Dr. Wheeler’s (Carson Newman College) teaching resources: http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/index.html
    Independence High School English with links to McDougald-Littell powerpoints for writing genres
                     http://staff.esuhsd.org/danielle/english%20department%20lvillage/english2.html
    Teaching Writing to Diverse Students  k8accesscenter.org/writing/documents/TroiaWritingDocument.pdf
    NC Writing Tests, Grades 4,7,10       dpi.state.nc.us/accountability/testing/writing/   
    NC Writing Instruction and Tests, 2009-10  http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/acre/writing/system.pdf
    Write Source: K-12 student essays in varied genres  http://thewritesource.com/studentmodels/#inc

Teaching Writing about Literature
   
Teaching Literature, bibliography    http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~njp/601bib.html
    Writing about Literature: resources for teachers  webenglishteacher.com/litwriting.html
    Writing about Literature, Purdue OWL   http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/
    Writing critical essays&research papers, Norton www.wwnorton.com/college/english/litweb05/writing/welcome.asp
    Writing about Literature: model student papers in many genres    thewritesource.com/models.htm
   
Online Resources for Writing and Research

    Writing and Research resources, links, Monika Brown, UNC Pembroke  uncp.edu/home/monika/writ-web.htm
    Resources for Teaching Writing, Dartmouth  dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/faculty/toc.shtml  
    Purdue Online Writing Lab http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
    Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: http://english.ttu.edu/Kairos/3.1/news/paradigm/
    U of British Columbia, Writer's Toolbox   writingcentre.ubc.ca/workshop/toolbox.htm
   
Bedford St. Martins Guide-research resources  dianahacker.com/resdoc/index.html

    Rutgers Resources for Writers http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Writing/links.html
    University of Virginia Writer's Guide  http://web.uvic.ca/wguide/Pages/MasterToc.html
    UNC Chapel Hill unc.edu/depts/english/comp/index.html
    West Virginia U as.wvu.edu/~lbrady/teaching.html
     
     last update August 2011