English IV - N. Foster
Honors English IV calendar—
Standard English IV calendar—
100 Words All High School Graduates Should Know—how many do you know?
Heraldry – links for your shields – see especially colors, common charges
More shield shapes!
More pics [?maybe you can use some? See the left links, too]
Page after page [see the left bottom links] of coats of arms. You can’t copy them from the Internet, but you may get some ideas. At the very bottom of the link, you can find in English a description of one family’s coat of arms. It may give you some ideas for justifying the use of the various elements.
Shields & reasoning
Shields, some famous ones [but you still have to follow my directions!]
An on-line sample of a Works Cited page
Sample of the way your first page should look fr. MLA Handbook, 1984 – Go to “Formatting the paper” and scroll down
Paradigm On-line Writing Assistant—Cool!! If you have trouble with documentation, go to the “documenting sources” link & do what it says!!
On-Line Citation Styles—check with me about anything that conflicts with info received in class
Study Web – A general resources listing, Study Web offers extensive categories for academic
Research Junction – General principles about research: tips, etc.
ECU A good place to start, not especially for literary sources, but for general information. Go to “Services.” You cannot access anything marked ECU or NC Alive, but you can the others.
IPL Internet Public Library – Literary Criticism
IPL Best Starting Places
New York Times Book Archive – 50,000 high-quality reviews dating back to 1980. You must register for this service, but that’s no big deal.
New York Times book reviews [not sure how these 2 are different?]
Winsor Library Some things you will have access to; others, you will not.
Noodle Tools – this place has some search engines AND a program that will help you create a Works Cited page. You may well not be able to rely completely on it, but you can save it as a Word file and edit it as you need to. I saw one thing wrong with it, but most of it looks as though it may well be fine.
LII – Librarian’s Index to the Internet
Gale Group Literary Index – search by author, title, or a variety of other means. You may then need to go to Internet Public Library [above] to get what is there.
Literary Resources on the Net (Jack Lynch)
North Carolina Wise Owl—This site is sponsored by The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and maintained by the Instructional Resources Evaluation Section.
Pilot-Search – a Literary Search Engine
Internet Movie Database – Searching for a film review?
Evaluating Internet Sources – Choose the “Web Evaluation” link. It also has at least one more link to go to for information about evaluating internet sources.
Levels of thinking/writing – this page is designed for the AP student, but relates to us all. Good writing goes beyond lower level thinking.
Writing Links and handouts
British Lit Links – You’ll use this often, I hope.
Film Viewing Guidelines – 3 pages – keep hitting next page”
EXTRA CREDIT: Early in Macbeth what line did I tell you to specifically pay attention to, that it would be an important idea in the play?
EXTRA CREDIT: What 3 “predictions” do the witches tell Macbeth? [He knows that one is already true.]
EXTRA CREDIT: NO MORE THAN 30 PTS. EXTRA CREDIT PER MARKING PERIOD – YOU KEEP UP WITH IT! Remember to use your own e-mail address as I will reply to it!!! Send each answer on a separate e-mail with extra credit as the subject line. 1. A copy of this question 2. The answer 3. Your first and last name.
EXTRA CREDIT: From Act I, who appears to be going to help Macbeth get up his nerve to “do something” to make himself king of Scotland?
EXTRA CREDIT: What is “full of scorpions?”