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    "To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries."                                                         ~ A.C. Grayling 

    Please use the left sidebar to find a specific teacher's website.

     

     USEFUL LINKS

    NYS ELA STANDARDS AND RESOURCES

    NYS ELA Common Core Standards: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/ela/elarg.html

    NYSED Resources for Parents and Students: http://usny.nysed.gov/parents/

     

    INFORMATION RESOURCES:

    Frewsburg Central School Databases:  /webpages/rtrapani/databases.cfm

    Myers Memorial Library: http://www.cclslib.org/frewsburg/

    Prendergast Library: http://www.prendergastlibrary.org/

     

    MLA RESOURCES AND WRITERS' GUIDE:

    SEE JCC MLA GUIDE BELOW FOR THE UPDATED 2010 REVISIONS

    MLA Style: As defined by Modern Language Association: http://www.mla.org/style

    Owl Purdue MLA Formatting Guide: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ 

    (This extensive guide gives examples of title pages, outlines, heading, footers, in-text citations, and works cited pages.  Use the table of contents on the left side of the page to find all you need to know about MLA formatting.)

    MLA Citation Maker: www.easybib.com

     

    READERS' RESOURCES:

    Academy of American Poets: www.poets.org

    Literary Terms and Elements: http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/literature/bedlit/glossary_p.htm

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