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Wanda Terral

Awesome Stories - 16 views

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    AwesomeStories is a gathering place of primary-source information. Its purpose - since the site was first launched in 1999 - is to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites. Sources held in archives, which document so much important first-hand information, are often not searchable by popular search engines. One needs to search within those institutional sites directly, using specific search phrases not readily discernible to non-scholars. The experience can be frustrating, resulting in researchers leaving key sites without finding needed information. AwesomeStories is about primary sources. The stories exist as a way to place original materials in context and to hold those links together in an interesting, cohesive way (thereby encouraging people to look at them). It is a totally different kind of web site in that its purpose is to place primary sources at the forefront - not the opinions of a writer. Its objective is to take the site's users to places where those primary sources are located. The author of each story is listed on the preface page of the story. A link to the author provides more detailed information. This educational teaching/learning tool is also designed to support state and national standards. Each story on the site links to online primary-source materials which are positioned in context to enhance reading comprehension, understanding and enjoyment.
meenoo rami

alphaDictionary * The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English - 13 views

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    The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English
Karen Chichester

OttoBib - Free Automatic Easy Bibliography Generator. Fast! MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - 3 views

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    For Books only using ISBNS. Citations in MLA, APA, Chicago/Truabian, BibTeX and Wikipedia formats.
Dana Huff

Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine | Literary Device Bag Resources - 12 views

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    Fun ways to teach literary devices.
James Miscavish

Lexipedia - Where words have meaning - 17 views

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    Best dictionary ever..
Teresa Ilgunas

Word Spy - 11 views

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    "The Word Lover's Guide to New Words"
Dana Huff

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric - 0 views

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    This online rhetoric, provided by Dr. Gideon Burton of Brigham Young University, is a guide to the terms of classical and renaissance rhetoric. This site is intended to help beginners, as well as experts, make sense of rhetoric, both on the small scale (definitions and examples of specific terms) and on the large scale (the purposes of rhetoric, the patterns into which it has fallen historically as it has been taught and practiced for 2000+ years).
Meredith Stewart

Shahi - A visual dictionary - 1 views

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    Combines Flickr and Wikitionary
James Miscavish

George Orwell: 12 Writing Tips - 0 views

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    # Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. # Never use a long word where a short one will do. # If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out. # Never use the passive where you can use the act
James Miscavish

BookGlutton - 1 views

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    We set out to create a better way to read on-line; our goal was to make something different, engaging, intelligent and digital. The concept was born, as many good ideas are, on a crumpled cocktail napkin late one evening in 2006, and we've been working to
Dana Huff

The Poetry Foundation : Find Poems and Poets. Discover Poetry. - 4 views

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    Great comprehensive site where you can learn about poetry.
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