Lessons and Activities
The links provide a descriptions of each book and its hypertext features,
lesson plans and activities, and a link to the book itself:
The following generic lessons can be used with almost any book:
Plain Digital Text - or
"Now I've downloaded Shakespeare, What's Next?
It's quite easy to download all or part of the text
of the Intersect books to your word processor. The same can be
done with thousands of other digitized books available from other
On-Line Libraries (see the link below). This page describes why
you might want to do this.
Conflict Unit. Conflict is the central feature
of any drama and in fact almost any text. This unit shows one
way to study conflict using any book.
Computer-Based Study Strategies (CBSS)
These strategies are techniques for using basic concept mapping and
outlining software for reading and studing, and doing common school
tasks required of any student. They have been developed at the Center
for Electronic Studying of the University of Oregon. More information
about CBSS can be found at http://cbss.uoregon.edu.
The links below download PDF files describing some of the CBSS strategies
appropriate for use with the books in this library:
Other Digital Books and Libraries
The Intersect Digital Library is of course not the only source of
electronic reading materials. The pages below have links to a variety
of different libraries and to specific digital books that have features
similar to those in this library:
of books and articles is provided for teachers who want to know more
about the theory and practice of using hypertext reading materials.