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

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 1010 at the annual convention of the National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) in Anaheim on November 18-20. 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.

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

The Raven, 1884, image 1

Home page, Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature

Whether or not you join us in person, we invite you to explore these online resources and to share your own discoveries.

Teaching Literature

Teaching Poetry

Information Literacy


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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!

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Comments (2)

  1. I am interested in being able to share knowledge with students. Thanks.

  2. I am interested in being able to share knowledge with students. Thank you for keeping us informed on relevant matters for the benefit of students.

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