Subject Links

Website Evaluation – C.R.A.A.P. 

English – online resources for specific research topics
English Projects – Charles Best Library in Coquitlam
Biography.com
Bartleby.com – quotations
Canadian Poetry Online – University of Toronto
Hamlet Source Page – compiled by Fleetwood Park Library
Literary Criticism – IPL
Novelguide – novel summary, character profiles, metaphor and theme analysis, etc.
NoveList Plus (login required)  – author Read-alikes; book discussion guides, etc.
Poetry Archives
Purdue Online Writing Lab
– excellent resource for developing senior students’ writing skills
Shakespeare Reserach Project (Eng. 9) – compiled by McRoberts School Library
Shakespeare’s Life and Times
The Roaring 20’s and the Great Depression
Visual Thesaurus
– “interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words”

English Language Learners (E.L.L.) 
Faze Teen Magazine 
Teen Ink Magazine (magazines, websites, books written by teens)
Vancouver 24 Hours (newspaper)
Westcoast Reader (newspaper)

Language 
Yabla Online Language Immersion – (Chinese, French,& Spanish dictionaries, flashcards, games, videos, etc.)
Mandarin
Growing up with Chinese
“Entertaining, fun and easy to follow. This series has one hundred episodes, each fifteen minutes in length. The series’ aim is to use dramatic skits to teach three hundred of the most commonly spoken Chinese phrases to teenagers. ”
Learn to Speak Mandarin – website by a Mandarin teacher teaching in Korea
Pinyin Tool
-free online tool that allows you to put the tone marks in by typing the pinyin and the tone number immediately after the pinyin (ni3 hao3).
-to type ǜ, type “u” and then “:” immediately after “u” and then put in the tone number.

Leadership

Math 

Planning -online resources for specific research projects
CanadianCareers.com
Finance – “This site helps teachers teach and students learn basic financial life skills.”
Occupational Outlook (U.S.)
Working in Canada (jobs, wages, and more)
Work Futures BC

Science 
Space.com
– “source for news of astronomy, skywatching, space exploration, commercial spaceflight and related technologies”

Social Studies 
8th Fire – Aboriginal Peoples, Canada and The Way Forward – CBC documentary
8th Fire Dsipatches – CBC documentary
Canada in the Making
Social Studies Projects from Charles Best Library (Coquitlam)

Tech Ed

Visual & Performing Arts 
Art
Artcyclopedia – can search by categories, art movements, time periods
Museums and Other Art Sites
Web Museum – alphabetical list of links to different artists, each one has brief biographical information and major art work
World Artist Directory  – living artists around the world
 World Wide Arts Resources – list of art movements; each link has biography & artworks of artists from that period
Music
Classical Archives – “largest collection of classical MIDI files in world”
Christmas MIDI 
Classical Music Information –
“Internet’s premier classical music source”
Creating Music 
Genre Sampler
Happy Note – download music theory games
Jazz MIDI Files
Learn about Instruments
Learning Musical Elements Through Listening
MIDI World
Music Composition Resource
The Piano Player (reading music)
Sounds from the Orchestra
William and Gayle Cook Music Library
-a list compiled by McRoberts School Library in Richmond (a few of the links don’t work, but many do)

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