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English III links
Diigo

Diigo allows you to annotate, highlight, bookmark, and archive websites. 

www.diigo.com

Purdue Owl

The best online source for research papers

http://https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Annotated Poe

Take a look at the deeper meaning of Poe's work at this website.

http://http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org/writer/annotated.asp

MLA format videos

These are excellent videos for MLA formatting basics.

http://http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4917D9E21FA6EDFF&feature=plcp&edufilter=JQb04F_C3ze0gLoVEdnsEw

The Great Gatsby-free audiobook and text

Check out the online text of The Great Gatsby. On this site, it will read the text along with you.

http://http://esl-bits.net/ESL.English.Learning.Audiobooks/The_Great_Gatsby/index.html

"Shooting an Elephant" link- text and Mp3

This is the link for Orwell' s "Shooting an Elephant." It contains both the text of the story and an MP3 for you to listen to.

http://ajarnjohn.com/about-fluency/our-stories/shooting-an-elephant/original/

Logic video example

Please watch the following video. See if you can figure out the argument, each premise and the conclusion.

http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=77486

Vocabulary.com

This is a great way to increase your vocabulary! Work on those ACT and SAT words through this interative site.

http://www.vocabulary.com/

Puritan/Pilgrim Lecture

A leccture explaining the historical background of the Puritans and Pilgrims

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLDqOY6TX5s&edufilter=JQb04F_C3ze0gLoVEdnsEw&safe=active

Introductory Video to Ethos, Logos, and Pathos

This video will introduce you to ethos, logos, and pathos.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAsxyffBqm0

Free online practice ACT test

Free practice test form the people who make the ACT test

http://www.actstudent.org/sampletest/

McGraw Hill Free Online ACT practice

Free Practice on all ACT test sections from McGraw Hill. This site will even time you like the real test!

http://www.mhpracticeplus.com/act.php

Obama's Speech on Syria's Chemical Attacks

Watch this speech as you read the handout.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4464669/president-obama-syria

George W. Bush Ground Zero Speech

Watch this speech and identify where he uses ethos, logos, and pathos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7OCgMPX2mE

Using quotations in your writing

Watch this short video to review how to correctly incorporate quotations in your writing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsUnYgcv_p0

Finding evidence to use in your writing

This video explains how we can correctly make inferences about our reading so that we can provide evidence in our papers and for our assignments.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fy1_PL_MV8&index=16&list=PLkGge1IH378hy6BI1TSHPysCyiu86SlcK

excerpt from My Bondage, My freedom

Please read the excerpt from My Bondage, My Freedom. Afterwards, you will consider questions 4 and 5 on page 513 in your textbook.

The questions are below.

4. Describe Douglass's attitude toward Mrs. Auld. (b.) Why do you think he feels as he does?

 

5. What is the tone of the end of the selection? Which specific words and phrases reveal Douglass's attitude toward slavery?

http://https://public.rcas.org/hs/chs/chshomework/Lists/Samantha%20Crooks/Attachments/119/MyBondageAndMyFreedom001.pdf

Tone vs. Mood presentation

Please watch the following short video on tone vs. mood in writing. Make sure that you know the difference between the two. Also, be able to spot words and phrases in fiction and non-fiction which reveal tone.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwX10tYIkWM

ACT Question of the Day

ACT practice question of the Day

 

This site covers all sections of the ACT!

STUDY! STUDY!

 

The ACT is March 3rd!

/http://www.act.org/qotd/

English IV links
Civil War Trust Gettysburg address

Short Intro to the Gettysburg Address

http://www.civilwar.org/education/teachers/lesson-plans/gettysburg-address-lesson-plan/the-gettysburg-address-lesson.html#anticipatoryhook

Gettysburg Address Online Exhibit

An online exhibit for studying "The Gettysburg Address"

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/gettysburg-address/

Beowulf text

 A modern translation of the ancient text of Beowulf

http://staff.orecity.k12.or.us/greg.hellman/Greg_Hellman/Humanities_files/00%20Heaney%20Beowulf%20text.pdf

Mp4 of Beowulf

An Mp4 of Beowulf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AaB0trCztM0&safe=active

Google Chrome Store

A link to the Google Chrome Store. There are literally hundreds of apps for students here. Many of them are free. Try Cite this for Me- a citation tool for your research papers. Also, try scrible. It allows you to save tour searched articles, annotate them, and access them from anywhere!

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps?utm_source=chrome-ntp-icon

Purdue Owl's Works Cited

Watch this video for a quick review of the basics for a Works Cited Page. See Mrs. Burnett for any questions you may have about the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaFcJ3f4fJk&list=PLkGge1IH378hDzouJKnelO-JmTHUUzcnb&index=3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaFcJ3f4fJk&list=PLkGge1IH378hDzouJKnelO-JmTHUUzcnb&index=3

Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQh_THryg-0

You Can't Take it With You
http://www.rodrama.com/uploads/1/3/7/7/13777823/you_cant_take_it_with_you.pdf

Motif 3 in Beowulf

Link to a short video explaining Motifs in Beowulf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhohoR02X-Q

AP English Links
AP English Information

Have you ever wondered about the AP test? How do I get college credit for taking AP? What advantage does an AP course offer over a regular high school English course. All these answers and more can be found on the College Board website.

https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home?navid=gh-aps

Financial Aid and college selection

Get answers to financial aid questions and college information here.

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/?navid=ap-cp