Resources for Teaching English**

TeachingBooks.Net
TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds
a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of
children's and young adult books. Our online database is
developed and maintained to include thousands of resourcesabout fiction
and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with everyresource selected to encourage
the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

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Lit Charts is a service that provides condensed outlines and summaries of classic literature. The outlines and summaries are far shorter than those you would find in Sparknotes or Cliffnotes. Most of the outlines and summaries are ten pages, give or take a page or two.

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60 Second Recap provides book summaries in sixty second video segments. There are a variety of different videos for each book, including overviews, videos that explore characters, themes, symbols, conflicts and motifs. One drawback is that a commercial plays before each 60 second video, but according to the site, users can download the app on your iPhone or iPod to get it commercial free.The site contains resources for many works on the CPP English curriculum, including The Great Gatsby, The Crucible, Hamlet, Macbeth, the Odyssey, Romeo and Juliet, Of Mice and Men and more.
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Crash Course You Tube Channel has lessons by author John Green. At the present time there are 8 English Literature video lessons available. See the titlese below.


How and Why We Read: Crash Course English Literature #1
Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting - Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2
Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II: Crash Course English Literature #3 Like Pale Gold - The Great Gatsby Part I: Crash Course English Literature #4 Was Gatsby Great? The Great Gatsby Part 2: Crash Course English Literature #5 Language, Voice, and Holden Caulfield: The Catcher in the Rye Part 1 Crash Course English Lit #6 Holden, JD, and the Red Cap- The Catcher in the Rye Part 2: Crash Course English Literature #7 Before I Got My Eye Put Out - The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Crash Course English Lit #8





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Shakespeare Uncovered explores the complete plays of William Shakespeare—one of the greatest writers to have ever lived. From his comedies to histories to tragedies, the series looks at the stories that have shaped our cultural history: seeking out each play’s inspiration, finding the moments and places that set every scene, as well as examining the words that gave life to Shakespeare’s world both in the past and present. This thematic collection -- which adheres to national learning standards -- contains video segments from the series, informational texts, discussion questions, and suggestions for extension activities to enhance your students’ reading, viewing, and appreciation of Shakespeare’s works.
Shakespeare Animated You Tube Channel
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Shakespeare Animated is a YouTube channel with animated adaptations of Shakespeare's most famous plays. Some of the animated plays that appear in the Shakespeare Animated playlist are Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, The Tempest and The Taming of the Shrew.
Insults by Shakespeare Ted-Ed video


About This Video
“You’re a fishmonger!” By taking a closer look at Shakespeare’s words--
specifically his insults--we see why he is known as a master playwright
whose works transcend time and appeal to audiences all over the world.
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The Shakespeare Out Loud series may now be freely downloaded and printed for use in the classroom and on the stage.














"The Most Dangerous Game" Reading You Tube Video
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Part 2 of 3

Part 3 of 3


Suspense "The Most Dangerous Game" Orson Welles CBS 2/1/45 Radio Mystery Drama