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Most recent update: May 7, 2005 at 11:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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Roald Dahl museum and story centre The Web site for the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre describes the activities being organised by the Centre (which opens in June 2005) and allows access to the searchable catalogue of archives held there. Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was one of the greatest children's writers of the twentieth century, his works including classics such as: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; James and the Giant Peach; The Witches; and The BFG (Big Friendly Giant). The Centre, which is based in the village of Missenden, Buckinghamshire, offers family and school activities, exhibitions, and storytelling workshop From New Humbul Resources on May 7, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Texts in context The Texts in Context Web site hosts a collection of themed online exhibits created by the British Library. Over 400 'everyday' texts are featured in the collection, which seeks to illustrate the histories of the English language in various social and cultural discourses. The featured exhibits are: 'Books for Cooks : 600 years of recipes and remedies'; 'Experiences of Empire : varied perspectives on colonial life'; 'Shipwrecks and Smuggling : the adventures of thieves, sailors and tradesmen'; 'Taking the waters : cures, quackery and the diversions of From New Humbul Resources on May 7, 2005 at 2:30 a.m..


Polya Video Instruction for Intermediate Algebra This site offers actual videos for instruction of intermediate algebra topics such as: real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, absolute value, systems of equations, polynominials, rational expressions and quadratic equations. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 6, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


L'homme qui plantait des arbres Online version of story by Jean Giono about a man who planted trees. A beautiful text suitable for readers with intermediate to advanced reading proficiency. English and Russian translations available. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 6, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


L'homme qui plantait des arbres: A resource site This site contains complete pre- and post-reading activities as well as bibliographical information and information about web resources on Jean Giono's story L'homme qui plantait des arbres. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on May 6, 2005 at 11:30 p.m..


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