Students as Authors

Tip: In her project, called "We Can Write It Ourselves" Sarah Bergstrom asks the question, ""How can the writing process help you create a better final product?" The lesson plan shows how she teaches students to take a real author, Dr. Seuss, and uses him as an example of the writing process. In this three-

The Wayside, Home of Authors

The Wayside, Home of Authors The Wayside in Concord, Massachusetts is a literary landmark. Read about the literary families who have called it home, and see images of the house, the writers and the time period. Home of Bronson Alcott and his daughter Louisa May, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and

Web Authoring Software

Question: Which Web authoring software do you suggest using? The IT Guy says: My favorite Web development software tool is Macromedia Dreamweaver, now available as “Dreamweaver MX 2004” for both Macintosh and Windows platforms. Dreamweaver generally writes much cleaner code than Microsoft Frontpage, and is

Literature by Author Vocabulary

On this site you’ll find vocabulary lists from works by authors from Mitch Albom, who wrote Tuesdays with Morrie, to Richard Wright’s Black Boy, and 153 other novels in between.

Mr. Lincoln and Friends

Mr. Lincoln and Friends From The Lincoln Institute comes another very detailed Website intended to reveal the human side of the stern-visaged Mr. Lincoln. This site showcases the various people surrounding President Lincoln, from Generals to politicians to reporters and to the females he

First Grade Friends

Name: First Grade Friends Brief Description of the Site: Although she retired from Edwardsburg, Michigan at the end of this last school year, Jill Perkins’ will update her Web site for first-grade students through the 2004-05 school year. The site is a great example of how teachers can use the Internet to

Young Authors Shine

KidsWrite, publishing company and community for kids, today announced the launch of their new environment where students of all ages are able to publish their writings and art.

Friends School of Atlanta

Name: Friends School of Atlanta Brief Description of the Site: This private school in Decatur, Georgia, offers multi-aged programs for 120 children from four years of age through middle school. Updated weekly throughout the school year, the site provides information to parents ranging from events and policies to

Famous authors, en español

User friendly site written in Spanish and geared toward younger Internet users. It features information about a great number of famous authors from throughout the world. For each writer, students will find a picture and short biography. courtesy of netTrekker