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Development Resources and Practice Resources
 
Voicethread 
SAS Curriculum Pathways
  Writing Navigator Series
    Publisher - In development       
 When searching, SAS Writing Reviser series - Use QL Code 1242
  (See interactives to recommend?  Use the link at the bottom to recommend their QL codes)
 
Purdue University - OWL Suite 
  Online Writing Lab - See interactives - https://owl.english.purdue.edu/
  Writing exercise - interactives - https://owl.english.purdue.edu/exercises/
 
Resource Collections
  
LITERATURE
Short Stories at East of the Web
Search by type or length among new and classic short stories. Teacher contributed resources are associated with some stories.
 
Online Literature Classes
 
Great Books Online at Bartleby
 
Shakespeare Online
 
Open Source Shakespeare
 
Folger Digital Texts (Shakespeare)
 
The Poetry Foundation
 
 
EngageNY -
 
Interactives
 Flash Cards - Quizlet - Sample:   http://quizlet.com/24867643/flashcards
 Activities - Quia - Sample:  http://www.quia.com/rr/401086.html  
    (Have some to add that you know are good?  Use link below)
 
On Demand Video 
 
 
 
Past Regents Exams NYSED
 
ELA Regents Preparation
 Use teacher created resources to get reading for the English Regents exam.
 
MajorTests.com - Regents Preparation as well as SAT
The section on reading comprehension is useful in preparing for the multiple choice section of the ELA Regents. Read selections, answer multiple choice questions, and get instant feedback.
 
Vocabulary Practice at Free Rice
Practice vocabulary to prepare for the SAT and the ELA Regent, and support a good cause at the same time.
 
Regents Test Prep Oswego -  English Regents - http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/english/english.cfm
  Please note ~ these materials are not current
 
Educator Tools -
 
Pacing guide posted by Barrons 
THE ENGLISH REGENTS EXAM—AN OVERVIEW

Part 1: Listening for Information and Understanding
You will listen to a lecture or a speech and answer 8 multiple-choice questions about key ideas in the passage. The lecture or speech will be read twice. You may take notes at any time during the readings, and you may use your notes in answering the multiple-choice questions.
Part 2: Reading for Information and Understanding
You should expect to read a literary passage plus an informational passage and answer 6 multiple-choice questions on basic comprehension of main ideas, vocabulary, and interpretation for each passage.
Part 3: Reading and Writing for Literary Response
You will read two literature selections (from fiction, poetry, memoir, or literary non-fiction) that are linked by a common theme, answer 5 multiple-choice questions on key ideas, details, vocabulary, and answer two short constructed response questions—one on the controlling idea and one on a literary element or technique from one of the passages.
Part 4 Reading and Writing for Critical (Literary) Analysis and Evaluation
In this part, you are required to write a critical essay in which you discuss two works of literature you have read from the particular perspective of a statement that is provided as a “critical lens.” Your interpretation of the “lens” and response to it become the controlling idea for your essay. Here you must interpret a sophisticated prompt, develop a critical point of view in response to that prompt, and develop that critical point of view with detailed reference to two works. You must also use specific references to appropriate literary elements to show how the chosen works support your opinion.

 
Answer Key, BrainPop - Search by State, Standards 
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