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I'm a middle school teacher and science and books are two of my favorite things! (Chocolate and coffee are pretty high up on the list as well)

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Saturday, April 27, 2013

Nobelprize.org

Nobelprize.org: Celebrating World Book Day! Check out poetry and learn about some famous Nobel Prize winning authors!

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Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies: 'via Blog this'  If you've read the classic novel, Lord of the Flies, test your knowledge by playing the Lord of the Flies Game!!

Friday, April 12, 2013

Poetry Foundation - Newsletter

Poetry Foundation - NewsletterPoetry Foundation - Newsletter: Sign up for a poem a day by email, listen to selected poems as they are read by the author and explore different poets' works. Check it out! 'via Blog this'

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Red Hot Bands

Red Hot Bands:  Here are some of the bands from the era of the Harlem Renaissance.  If you click on a band, you will get a list of songs they performed.  Most can be played with Real Player.  You may need to download a plug-in for them to run as they are .RA files.

Enjoy! If you find some songs you liked, let me know and we can play them in class.

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Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes: America's Story - from America's Library.  More information about Langston Hughes' life on the Library of Congress website.

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Langston Hughes : The Poetry Foundation

Langston Hughes : The Poetry Foundation: "angston Hughes was first recognized as an important literary figure during the 1920s, a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance"" Read more about Langston Hughe's life and experience some of his poetry here!

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Langston Hughes- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

Langston Hughes- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More: 'via Blog this'  Since we are starting our poetry unit with Langston Hughes, I will be posting several websites with information about his life, the Harlem Renaissance and his writing.  Enjoy!  Let me know if you find a poem that you've enjoyed!