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Constitution Resources.

Constitution Study Guide - This website covers information on the U.S. Constitution, Articles 1-7, Amendments, and the three branches of government. It also has practice quizzes and tests that students can take. *This site will also help you during the Illinois Unit too.

The National Archives - This is the National Archives has a lot of different sites for the Constitution. You can look over the Constitution and Amendments 1-27.
Check it out!

Other Resources.

World Factbook - The CIA's World Factbook is not a guide to intelligence activities but a large collection of information about the geography, climate, people, governments, and customs of the world.

National Geographic Xpeditions - This site lets kids take part in interactive geography adventures, such as exploring weather patterns on a tropical island.

FindLaw Constitutional Center - Web portal focusing on constitutional law and government. Includes an enormous searchable library of historical documents.

MapBlast - MapBlast is perhaps the best map site on the internet. The site also makes is easy to print and e-mail your map.

This Day in History - Lists hundreds of articles and links about U.S. and world history. Includes sections devoted to the U.S. Civil War and World War II.

BBC Online's History Site - A portal to 27 Web sites about world history.

The History Wiz - This site includes various links to the French and American revolutions. Illustrates some of the most tragic episodes in modern world history, including the Holocaust and the Armenian genocide.

Government Resources

Thomas -Full text of bills before Congress, the Congressional Record, House of Representatives and Senate Gopher's, legislative e-mail directory.

National Archives and Records Administration - Piles of government
documents, including access to genealogical research tools.

Clinton/Gore Internet Archives - Various documents and speeches by the President and the Vice- President.

CIA Publications - Various valuable tomes form the Central Intelligence Agency, including the 1996 World Factbook, the 1995 Factbook on Intelligence, and the 1996 Handbook of International EconomicStatistics.

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Language Arts

Writing is the art of painting pictures in the mind through the use of Descriptive Language.

  • T. A. Barron -The worlds of T. A. Barron official website. Including The Lost Years of Merlin, The Heroic Adventures of Kate, etc. A wonderfully creative site.
  • Roald Dahl:
    -Roald Dahl Home Page
  • Shakespeare -This is an excellent text source for Shakespeare's plays and major poetry.
  • Old English Texts -A collection of Old English texts including Beowulf. This site also has a Boethius text and a small sampling of Old English poems.
  • William Faulkner -This site includes not only texts, but critical analysis, biographical material, information about Oxford, Mississippi and an imporant all around source for William Faulkner.
  • Classics Archive -The Classics Archive includes works of Greek and Roman writers from Aeschylus to Xenophon. It includes Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Aristotle and for some reason Machiavelli's The Prince. You can search by title or author in the fields of history, literature, poetry, mythology, drama and philosophy.
  • Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Bartleby -Columbia University's Project Bartleby contains a varied collections of authors and documents including: the poetry of Emily Dickinson, William Wordsworth, Percy Shelley, Oscar Wilde, Walt Whitman, John Keats; the inagural addresses of U.S. Presidents, Strunk's Elements of Style and Bartlett's Quotations.
  • Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice -The full hypertext of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice including an index, geneological charts of characters, notes and some illustrations and the author's portrait.
  • Bookwire -This really is the first place to look at books! This is more than just a list of on-line books. It includes publishing information, current events in the publishing world and several search engines.
  • The Reading Room - Fiction, drama, poetry, history, philosophy, religion, and on-line journals.
  • On-line Books Page - Philosophy, history, religion, geography, anthropology, folklore, political science, law, classical languages, English literature, American literature, technology.
  • Oxford Text Archive - Texts available for downloading via FTP. Sorted by language, then author, then title.

Poetry is the heart expressing itself to the world.

Physical Education


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Resource Finders

  • So You've Surfed The Net- Searching the Net and Integrating the Internet in your Curriculum.
  • Gateway to Educational Materials- An online database of free and commercial educational Web sites.
  • Education World- A catalogs of learning resources on the Internet.
  • funschool.com- Game activities with specific educational themes.
  • britannica.com- The online version of the reference collection.
  • Ask Jeeves for Kids- A Web site where kids can enter questions about any topic in plain English.
  • CNNfyi.com- Provides educators with instructional resources, links, collaboration tools and professional development opportunities.
  • InfoSearcher- The online complement to Information Searcher, a print newsletter which is the longest published newsletter in K-12 education designed specifically for professionals working to integrate technology into the curriculum.

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