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Resources from the Library of Congress for Teaching English and Language Arts

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Staff from the Library of Congress will be in booth 151 at the annual convention of the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) in Houston on November 16-18, and we’d love to chat with you and give you a personalized tour of the Library’s primary source collectionsteaching materials, and professional development resources. Even if you can’t join us in person, though, you can explore these online resources to promote the teaching of literacy, language, and literature.

Detail from O Captain! My Captain! printed copy with corrections, 1888

The Raven, 1884, image 1

Home page, Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature

Of course, this blog has published numerous posts on topics of interest ranging from point of view, poetry, reading complex text, and beyond, drawing on the vast collections and expertise available from the Library of Congress.

We encourage you to examine the collections and teaching materials, to poke around this blog, and to stop by and say hello if you’re at NCTE. And please take a moment to leave a comment letting us know what you discover!




Comments (2)

  1. If you’re at NCTE, mark your Conference Calendar to attend “Using Primary Sources to Develop Research Questions and inform Student Voices” on Sunday at 9:00am.
    TPS Eastern Region consultants, Dr. Ann Canning and Gay Thistle, will share how TPS and the Library’s collections are integral to the research project assigned by Pittsburgh teachers of literature and writing at Brashear High School.

  2. I’m impressed, I must say. you hit the nail on the head. Your idea is outstanding; the issue is something that not enough people are speaking intelligently about.

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