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Citing Sources

  • Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
    The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.

History Links

  • The History Channel - Home page
    Explore U.S. History and World History through a variety of topics, exhibits, video and speeches. HISTORY is a trademark of A&E Television Networks
  • Best of History Websites
    Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher Inc, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.
  • BBC - History
  • PBS - American Experience
    On air and online, the series brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present. To date, American Experience Online has produced over 175 feature sites, enabling viewers to watch films online and encouraging in-depth exploration of each film beyond the television screen.

Literary Analysis

Shakespeare's Theatre

  • The Vitrual Globe - Shakespeare's Theatre
    You're at the door of the Globe Theatre, and a burly doorkeeper bars your way. ... When you're reading Shakespeare's plays, try to bear in mind that .... The stagehand heads to the cellar to provide some special sound effects for the production.

Audio Resources

  • Sound Bible offers free sound clips for download in either wav or mp3 format. Offers free and royalty free sound effects and clips for video editors, movie scores, game designers, and weekend sound warriors. Updated weekly so be sure to return for one of the best copyright free sound resources on the net. Downloads are totally free and upfront with large download buttons to prevent confusion.
  • ccMixter
    A community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and A cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works. Visitors are able to listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in a variety of ways including the download and use of tracks and samples in their own remixes. The material on is generally licensed to be used in any arena, not just the ccMixter site or a specific contest. The ccMixter site contains over 10,000 samples from a wide range of recording artists.
  • Soundboard
    471,051 sounds and effects on 111,214 boards. A 'soundboard' is like an audio album or soundtrack/jukebox for all your favorite Mp3 sound bites and audio clips. You can build a soundboard for your own listening pleasure or upload your sound and share it with the world. Soundboards are perfect for musicians of all kinds, radio stations, tv, podcasts, family, comedy, products, politicians and campaigns and much, much more. Express and promote yourself through your soundboard.
  • Partners in Rhyme
    Royalty free music to download for Film, TV, Video and Websites, plus free sound effects, music loops, midi files and audio software.
  • JamStudio
    Adobe Flash-based website that allows users to create music. allows users to mix different instruments (guitars, drums, bass, etc.) with simple clicks to create music. Created music tracks can be saved as MP3s or saved online on the site.

BPS ELA Standards/Common Core

    Links to web resources that have been reviewed by teaching staff and organized by "big ideas" and by grade level. Click on the topic or grade level to navigate to specific websites.

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