Go Ask Alice Project - Mrs. Mosher

American cultural history - 1960s: http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade60.html
History Channel 1960s: http://www.history.com/topics/1960s
Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/index.html
About.com 1960s timeline: http://history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1960timeline.htm
Narcotics Anonymous: http://news.narconon.org/home/
National Institute of Drug Abuse: http://www.drugabuse.gov/
SIRS Issues Researcher database (drug testing, abortion, etc.): http://sks.sirs.com/cgi-bin/hst-portal-res?id=SNY0525-0-6135

Beowulf Project - Mr. Richards

Beowulf for Beginners (lots of great background info!): http://www.abdn.ac.uk/english/beowulf/contents.htm
Beowulf Glossary: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/english/beowulf/gloss.htm
Beowulf image gallery: http://www.shmoop.com/beowulf/photos.html
About.com Middle Ages information: http://historymedren.about.com/od/gettingstarted/a/definingb.htm
History for Kids: Early Middle Ages: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/history/earlymiddle.htm
Dark Ages (History Channel TV show) Images: http://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/the-dark-ages/photos/286621
Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/monastery.htm
Charlemagne Picture Gallery (About.com):

Note: Make sure you are searching for images and resources from the early middle ages or Dark Ages, approximately 476-1000 A.D.

Abrams, Stephen. "The Dark Ages Began With Closing a Library." Stephen's Lighthouse, 21 Jun 2010. Web. 2 Apr 2012.

Mrs. Keating's 10th Grade

What can you do to make the world a better place?

Not sure where to start? Here are some ideas links:

DoSomething.org- examples of real teen volunteer projects around the country.

HelpOthers.org - more examples of very simple ways you can help others

20 ways teenagers can help others by volunteering (article): http://www.bygpub.com/books/tg2rw/volunteer.htm

VolunteerMatch.org - find organizations in your area that need help!

Reason2Smile - Local organization that helps Jambo Jipya School in Kenya

101 easy ways you can make the world a better place (article):

Make the world a better place wiki: http://www.wikihow.com/Make-the-World-a-Better-Place
Wiggio Links:
1st period: http://10thgradeperiod1.wiggio.com
2nd period: http://10thgradeperiod2.wiggio.com

Guiding questions

  1. Why are you doing this project? Why is it needed?
  2. Who/what am I helping? What are needs of the people involved (that you are helping)?
  3. How many people could this benefit?
  4. How many people will this inspire?
  5. Will this be safe?
  6. How much will my project cost? Do I need money for this project?
  7. How will I get the money for the project?
  8. What will I need to buy? What supplies will I need?
  9. How much time will the project take to get started? What is the timeline for project?
  10. How long will funding be needed? Is this a one-time event or will this be an ongoing project?
  11. Who will help me? Who will be the sponsors?
  12. Where will the project take place? How are you going to get there (transportation)?
  13. Will this impact or relate to any other projects?
  14. What can I do to encourage help or participation?
  15. What is the project goal? What is the expected outcome? How do I know if I've met the goal?
  16. What are the problems or limitations I might expect?

Mr. Richards' 12th Grade

Free music clips: http://www.freeplaymusic.com

Career Resources: http://fahslibrary.wikispaces.com/Career+Resources
StoryCorps: http://storycorps.org/
Story of My Life: http://www.storyofmylife.com/
Whats Next 4 me: http://whatsnext4me.com/

Presentation tools

Glogster: http://edu.glogster.com
Online Animation Tool: http://goanimate.com/
Cartoon Books: http://www.toondoo.com
Online Voice-over slideshows: http://www.voicethread.com
Prezi (Interactive presentations): http://prezi.com