Here are some of our favourite links that we think you will find useful!
THE site for A.P. English.
Representative Poetry on Line from the University of Toronto. Excellent!
In-depth Study Guides written by experienced teachers, professors, and literary scholars for a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles.
Free online literature and study guides.
Classic books online.
“Poets Corner”. Lots of great poetry online.
Academy of American Poets. A terrific poetry website — lessons, contests, poems & more!
Great ideas. 3,500+ lesson plans and activities.
Contests and lots of activities; Vancouver-based.
National Council of Teachers of English. Great stuff even if you’re not a member.
An intelligent, literary, “with it” ezine.
The League of Canadian Poets.
The Poetry and Literature Center of the Library of Congress. Especially Poetry 180 – OK, so they’re American – they’re still good!
An unlikely source for some great Shakespeare materials.
The best Shakespeare site – as you’d expect.
Excellent site for on-line stories, etc.
Center on English Learning & Achievement. If you’re interested in the most up-to-date research in our discipline, this is the place. Langer, Allington, Applebee, Smagorinsky, et al.
Great site for poems on-line.
Teacher created rubrics for assessment. For all kinds of assignments!
A great source for all things Shakespeare and Shakespeare-related.
MANY links of use for both Language and Literature AP classes.
Another terrific list of annotated links appropriate for AP English (+ more!)
The English Language Arts Curriculum Documents.
http://scholastic.ca/education/free_digital_resources/ Many free digital subscriptions to a variety of reading and book resources
Me Read? No Way! A Practical Guide to improving boys’ literacy skills.
http://growingbookbybook.com/online-literacy-resources A guide with many ideas and strategies to nurture young readers.
https://www.clarelandrigan.com/blog/missing-your-classroom-library-heres-how-to-create-a-virtual-classroom-library-booklove-kidlit-bookaday A useful online resource to create a virtual classroom library when students can’t be at school.