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English and Language Arts

Author Webliography

www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/lit/authors.html

Good starting point for finding author web sites

Common Errors in English

www.wsu.edu/~brains/errors

Concise descriptions and explanations of speaking and writing errors

StoryTown http://www.eastpenn.k12.pa.us/teacherpages
/fairbet/StoryTown.html
Online resources that match the LA series

The Encyclopedia Mythica

www.pantheon.org/mythica.html

Learn about Greek, Roman, Chinese, Norse, and many other mythologies

The Blue Book of Grammar

www.grammarbook.com

Quick, well indexed set of grammar tools

Visit the Bard

www.it.usyd.edu.au/~matty/Shakespeare

Searchable site with the complete works of Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

www.shakespeares-globe.org

Excellent set of links and visuals about the old and new Globe theatre

Poetry 180

www.loc.gov/poetry/180

Access to the superb poetry from the Library of Congress – one per school day

Cyberguides for Literature

www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html

A variety of supplementary units based on core literary works

The Camelot Project

www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/cphome.stm

Wonderful site chocked full of texts, Arthurian lore, images, and bibliographies

The Writing Site

www.thewritingsite.org

Multiple samples of student writing, instruction on using scoring rubrics, help for mastering the writing portions of multiple tests

The Milton-L Homepage

http://facultystaff.richmond.edu/~creamer/milton

Devoted to the life, literature and times of poet John Milton

Online Literary Criticism Collection

www.ipl.org/div/litcrit

Contains 1,253 or more critical websites

Pathfinder: Literary Criticism

www.ipl.org/div/pf/entry/48496

Great set of directions for helping students find literary criticism online

Online Exhibitions from the California Museum of Photography

www.cmp.ucr.edu

Check the archives section for excellent visuals for writing prompts and student projects

Teacher Guide

http://cagle.msnbc.com/teacher

Teacher’s guide for using the professional Cartoonists Index and editorial cartoons in the classroom

Folklore, Myth and Legend

www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/storfolk.html

Great set of links to any number of fairy tales, folklore, and mythology works

Academy of American Poets

www.poets.org/index.php

Use the search option to find information on over 200 poets

Purdue Writing Lab Online

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/index2.html

Excellent set of short handouts on numerous writing problems

World Wide Words

www.worldwidewords.org

Source of information any number of phrases, words, and language nuances

Grammar Safari

www.iei.uiuc.edu/student_grammarsafari.html

Excellent use of the Internet for grammar exercises

Online English Grammar

www.edufind.com/english/grammar/index.cfm

A number of well developed tips and hints on grammar

Guide to Grammar and Writing

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar

Great handouts plus 77 online quizzes

A word A day

www.wordsmith.org/awad

This site helps you subscribe to the email service, which provides you with a wealth of vocabulary building activities or get to the archives

Daily Grammar

www.dailygrammar.com

This site helps you subscribe to the email service, which provide you with a wealth of grammar activities or get to the archives

A+ Research & Writing for high school students and college students

www.ipl.org/div/teen/aplus

Great set of tips for writing a paper and doing the needed research

Top 100 Speeches

www.americanrhetoric.com/top10speechesall.html

Text options and audio features for most of the list. Explore other options at the site

NovelGuide.com

www.novelguide.com

The electronic version of Cliff Notes

Newspaper History

www.bl.uk/collections/history.html

Look at newspapers from a different point of view

Barnes & Nobles Study Guides

www.sparknotes.com

A number of free resources – check out the “No Fear Shakespear”

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations

www.bartleby.com/100

The online version of this reference tool

A Biography Resource

www.biography.com

Over 15,000 entries from the Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia

Finding Faulty Logic

www.tv411.org/lessons/cfm/
reading.cfm?str=reading&num=4&act=1

Well crafted, interactive lessons on analyzing political and commercial ads

GameGoo http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/gooeyhome.html  Interactive educational games designed to develop early reading and language skills.
Starfall http://www.starfall.com/ Designed to help beginning readers

CollegeBoard for Students

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/apply/essay-skills/index.html

College essay topics and skills – Sample essays

EssayEdge.com

http://www.essayedge.com/promo/samplework.shtml

Sample essays for students writing for college entrance

Princeton Review – What Makes a Good College Essay

http://www.princetonreview.com/college/
apply/articles/process/essayBook3.asp

Information about what should be included in a college essay

The Geography of Beowulf

http://www.beowulftranslations.net/beowulf-map-515.shtml

Includes a map and information about Beowulf

Beowulf

http://www.beowulftranslations.net/benslade.shtml

A translation of Beowulf

Beowulf: Translations by Seamus Heaney

http://www.beowulftranslations.net/hean.shtml

A translation of Beowulf Sails to Denmark

National Endowment for the Humanities

http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=410

Lesson plans for Beowulf

Angelo-Saxon England

http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/map04.htm

A map of Anglo-Saxon England from 6th to 15th century

Current Archaeology

http://www.archaeology.co.uk/index.php?option=com_
content&task=view&id=26&Itemid=30&limit=1&limitstart=1

Artifacts from AD 700 – Sutton Hoo

Sutton Hoo Society

http://www.suttonhoo.org/

A brief introduction to the Sutton Hoo Society

The Sutton Hoo Room

http://csis.pace.edu/grendel/projs4a/sutton.htm

More information about Sutton Hoo

TechnoZen

http://www.technozen.com/exeter/1-10.htm

The Exeter Book Riddles

410 Grammar: Adverb Phrases

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/advphr.htm

Information about Adverb Phrases

Exercises at Grammar Bytes

http://www.chompchomp.com/exercises.htm

Games to practice Grammar Skills

Learn English Central

http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-central-grammar-grammar-games-archive.htm

Practice activities for grammar topics

Daily Grammar

http://www.dailygrammar.com/

Improve your grammar and writing skills. Every day, you’ll receive a free grammar lesson

The Website for Language Learners

http://www.edufind.com/english/
englishtests/list_of_english_tests.cfm

Many tests and games to improve grammar skills

Grammar Roulette

http://www.edict.com.hk/vlc/roulette/

Try your luck with the Grammar Wheel of Fortune

Printable KISS Grammar Books

http://home.pct.edu/~evavra/kiss/wb/PBooks/index.htm

This website helps students apply what they have learned

Grammar Exercises

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/internet-grammar/exlist/exlist.htm

Exercises for all parts of speech

Online Writing Lab

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
handouts/grammar/index.html

PowerPoint presentations and exercises relating to grammar

Owl at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/627/01/

Verbals: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives

Grammar CCC

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/par_numberless_quiz.pl/caps_quiz.htm

Exercises in Grammar

Interlink Language Centers

http://eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR/POS/pos.htm

Lessons on the various parts of speech

Guide to Grammar and Writing

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quiz_list.htm

Interactive Quizzes on Grammar and Writing

Mad Libs

http://www.madlibs.com/

You remember the Mad Libs Game – this is them….online!

Study Zone

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/adj1.htm

Grammar Exercises: Adjective Clauses

Grammar CCC

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm

Writing Concise Sentences

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