The following are online links geared to help you improve your English/Language Arts skills. I have chosen these websites to reinforce what we are learning in the classroom and to help you review what we will cover.
Khan Academy is a resource that allows tailor-made practice in a variety of subjects and with a variety of skills. Students should all register for an account and link it to their College Board accounts; linking the two will allow Khan Academy to create custom practice questions and activities for the PSAT and SAT.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab offers tips, samples, and guidelines for a variety of writing types and skills in both MLA and APA styles.
Calvin College’s KnightCite is a citation creating program; students input the information form their source, and this program creates the citations that students may utilize in their writing.
Chicago Public School’s official email platform
The website for the Modern Language Association includes guidelines, FAQs, sample citations, and information on how to prevent plagiarism and academic dishonesty. MLA is typically utilized to write about literature or fine arts.
The American Psychological Association website includes guidelines, FAQs, sample citations, and information on how to prevent plagiarism and academic dishonesty. APA is typically used in research.
This is a useful list of frequently used stems. These are powerful in helping readers develop their vocabulary skills.
Theater & Costumes: A Shakespeare Guide
To Kill a Mocking Bird-Crash Course
Types of Conflict in Literature
Figurative Language Definitions and Examples
More figurative language in songs
reading comprehension strategies
Lit2Go-(download stories and follow along as you listen to the MP3 files)