Tag: Classic Literature

Sir Conan Doyle Puzzle Page

Now available as a instant digital download on the Funschooling PressThe Sir Conan Doyle Puzzle Page has 3 fun word puzzles to do:1 Word Find (12 words)1 Word Scramble (11 words)Cryptograms (4 Codes to break) – Dancing Men Code FontThe word find and scramble are based on the life […]

The Poe Project

I’m pleased to announce a brand new publication is available in my Etsy store, Funschooling Press, called ‘The Poe Project‘.‘The Poe Project‘ is a 16 page Research Project and Activity based publication, written and developed by Fran Wisniewski.This publication offers some interesting facts about Poe, more than 10 questions to start […]

Arthur Miller

Wikipedia: Arthur Miller – Biographical information, legacy, Miller’s styles, and more. Biography: Arthur Miller – Biographical information about Miller’s early life, marriage to Marilyn Monroe, and his works.National Endowment for the Humanities: Author Miller Biography – Offers a short article about Miller’s life.PBS: Arthur Miller Biography – Offers a short bit […]

Irish & Celtic Folktales: Fairies

Timeless Myths: Faeries – Background info: Origins of Faeries and types. Fairy People: A list of faeries and a description.LetterPile: Forgotten Fairies of Irish Folklore & A Guide To Irish Folk Tales – Articles.Wikipedia: Fairy – Historical development, origin, Tuatha Dé Danann and more. Also, Classification of Fairies.Ireland’s Eye: Hidden Ireland: A guide to Irish […]

Free Online Classic Book Resources

The Literature Network – 3500 books, 4400 short stories and poems, and 260authors to choose from.Project Gutenberg – Offers over 53,000 free ebooks to download or read online.Read.gov: Classic Books – Explore bygone eras, time-honored tales, and historical narratives.Classic Literature – Classic literature, American authors, British authors, Project Gutenberg, and children’s picture books.Literature.org: Authors – Classics […]

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Poetry Foundation: A Visit from St. NicholasPoem by Clement Clark MooreWikipedia: A Visit from St. NicholasInformation includes: The poem, plot, the history of the author and more.Activity Village: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Printable poem. DLTK: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – Printable mini book.Messy Little Monster: Twas The Night […]

Gothic Literature, Authors, & Legends

The Raven Bram Stoker’s Dracula – Learn about the man who wrote Dracula, and read or listen to the book. Edgar Allan Poe – Learn about the man who wrote classic short stories and poems such as, “The Raven”, “Tell Tale Heart”, and “The Gold Bug” and read or listen to these […]

Sherlock Holmes Resource Page

The Adventure of Silver Blaze Wikipedia: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, & Canon of Sherlock HolmesBritish Heritage: Sherlock HolmesMysteryNet.com: Sherlock Holmes:  Stories – 24 Full-Text versions of the original Sherlock Homes Adventures.Smithsonian: London: The Mystery of 221B Baker Street – Article with pictures.The Literature Network: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Scroll […]

The Legend of The Headless Horseman

Painting by John Quidor (1858) The following information is intended for educational purposes only …some content may not be suitable for all audiences. Wikipedia: The following information can be found on this site. The Headless Horseman – Information based on European folklore and other cultures. The Headless Horseman(Legend of Sleepy Hollow) – Information based […]

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde poster Wikipedia: Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde and Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1931_film) – Historical information.Online Literature: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde – Downloadable ebook.Librivox: Free Audio FileThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Standard ReadingThe […]