Gr. 11 English

Gr. 11 English 2017-09-12T16:14:46+00:00

Below you will find links to online resources that have been chosen by Ms. Martin to help with your assignments.

Proper Referencing

  • Citation Maker (MLA)
  • Sample MLA Works Cited (including List of Images Used)
    • a works cited is in alphabetical order, with hanging indents
    • For any photos you use in a PowerPoint, pamphlet or other publication, remember to number the photo in the bottom right-hand corner, and create a separate numbered List of Images Used. Do NOT cite Google Images – cite the page where the photo is posted!

Poets & Poetry

Before you get started, download the Research Notes Worksheet to keep track of all of the research you collect! Save a copy to your G drive.

Recommended Resources

When you’re looking to see what books we have in the library, search our Online Catalogue. In general, the books on poets are in the 800 section (Literature) – Canadian poets 819.15; American poets – 811.52; British poets 821.7-822.

Research databases

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Great Gatsby

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Research databases & eBooks

    • Salem eBooks ~ full-text access (with same “remote password” as InfoTrac) to:
      • Great Lives from History: the 20th Century encyclopedia ~ biographies
      • Critical Insights: The Great Gatsby ~ this eBook includes essays that provide the reader with cultural, historical, comparative, and critical contexts for understanding Gatsby. Other information includes the cultural and historical contexts of Fitzgerald’s work, critical overviews, and a series of critical readings that focus on narrative style, color symbolism, and character analysis among other topics
      • Critical Insights: the American Dream ~ see the chapter by James Nagel on The Great Gatsby and the American Dream

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