Thursday, December 17, 2009

New Teaching Materials Added to Schmoop

I have mentioned Shmoop on this blog before. According to their site:

"Shmoop will make you a better lover (of literature, history, life). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. We want to show your brain a good time.

Our mission: To make learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age. "

Schmoop has 20 gifts for you this Christmas season in the form of new materials that include:

6 New in Shmoop Literature:

Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand
The Chairs, by Eugene Ionesco
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Tartuffe, by Molière

3 New in Shmoop Poetry:

"Because I could not stop for death," by Emily Dickinson
"Bright Star, would I were stedfast as thou art," by John Keats
"Paul Revere's Ride," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1 New in Shmoop Bestsellers:

The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

2 New in Shmoop US History:

The 1960s
The West

3 New in Shmoop Biography:

Flannery O'Connor
George Eliot
Harriet Beecher Stowe

5 New in Shmoop Music:

Fortunate Son, Creedence Clearwater Revival
Paparazzi, Lady Gaga
Rocket Man, Elton John
Say it Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud), James Brown
Strange Fruit, Billie Holliday

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