== IB Literature at City Honors, Ms. Vircillo-Franke ::Links and Resources

Sabrina Vircillo-Franke

IB Literature at City Honors School

Links and Resources

This is a list of internet links and resources, as well as some downloadable documents that you might find useful. The resources are grouped into those that are class specific, but there are also some links to resources of general interest. Come back often as I will update this list whenever I find something useful. Please feel free to suggest links you think your fellow students might find interesting as well.

Links and resources of a general nature.

  • 'Raise Me' NY Times link - 'Raise Me' is a program that allows students to accrue money for every 'A' achieved in high school.
  • Brain Pickings - A cross-disciplinary LEGO treasure chest, full of pieces spanning art, science, psychology, design, philosophy, history, politics, anthropology, and more.
  • Electric Literature - Features original fiction curated by Electric Literature, as wells as personal recommendations from top writers and editors.
  • How To Write A Poetry Commentary - A Wikibooks resource for writing commentaries. The site contains a long list of definitions, many of which you might find useful.
  • Lapham - Essays on weird historical subjects you�ve probably never heard of but will nonetheless find fascinating.
  • Los Angeles Review of Books - A multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines the great American tradition of the serious book review with the evolving technologies of the Web.
  • Ms. Banas' IB Progam Blog - A helpful resource for students in the IB Diploma Program
  • New York Times Word of the Day - The title speaks for itself.
  • Poetry Foundation - An independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture, the Poetry Foundation seeks to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.
  • Stack Exchange: English Language and Usage - A question and answer site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts.
  • The American Reader - A bimonthly journal of literature and criticism.
  • The Bat Segundo Show - A cultural and literary podcast that involves very thorough long-form interviews with contemporary authors and other assorted artists.
  • The Elements of Style - Online version of William Strunk's classic <em>Elements of Style</em>. Excellent writing reference.
  • A Note-Taking Method - A graphic illustrating a useful approach to taking notes.

Links and resources directed at the specific class syllabus.

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