The following resources may be helpful.
Guide to Grammar and Writing Information on grammar, mechanics, and usage as well as the writing process
Grammar Handbook Basic information on parts of speech, clauses, and common usage problems
The Purdue Online Writing Lab A comprehensive site about writing and grammar including helpful guides, self-tests, and practice sets
Common Grammatical Errors Thanks to Mrs. Vickers’ students for the suggestion!
Bartleby.com: Great Books OnlineThe preeminent internet publisher of literature, reference, and verse providing unlimited access to books and information on the web
PROJECT GUTENBERG – Free Books On-Line library of classic works republished online
General Literary Resources Links to literary resources by language and period from MIT Libraries
Outstanding Books for the College Bound Looking for something good to read? Try one of these books recommended by the American Library Association for young adults.
American Authors on the Web authors and web links listed by time period
Voices From the Gaps an instructional Web site focusing on the lives and works of North American women writers of color
Native American Authors links from the Internet Public Library
Storytellers: Native American Authors Online Index of authors and sites
Multicultural Writers Database from Cornell University; links to many multicultural genres and authors
British Authors of the Victorian and Romantic Era From the British Library
IPL Online Literary Criticism Collection Main Page Index of over 4,000 critical and biographical websites about authors and their works
The Poetry Foundation Publishers of Poetry Magazine; search for poems, poets, video and audio recordings
Poets.org the award-winning website of the Academy of American Poets
Electronic Poetry Center from the University of Pennsylvania; authors’ pages, links to poetry journals, sound archive, etc.
The Poetry Archive British website dedicated to poetry; listen to poems aloud, search for poems by author, title, or subject matter
Internet Poetry Archive features selected poems of contemporary poets
The Poetry Society of America Features Poetry Reviews from Publishers Weekly
Poetry Daily a growing anthology of contemporary published poets featuring a new poem every day
Verse. Bartleby.com Thousands of poems by hundreds of authors
buttonpoetry.com performance poetry including: video from local and national events, chapbooks, collaborative audio recordings, and criticism
The Regents Exam A NY state guide to the exam and what it tests
The Five Paragraph Essay A general guide to writing a basic essay
Writing About Literature Some basic pointers
The Personal Essay a guide to writing the personal essay
Creative Writing Resources Ms. McMane’s Creative Writing class links
A Resource Guide to Writing Basics includes creative writing prompts, brainstorming ideas, research and editing help
TZHS’s Library Databases links to school databases
CQ Researcher Great information on a variety of current events and issues. tzhs/8456801670
Ad*Access Over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955
Amazing Cat Collection Great photos of kitties from around the country
Anagramsite.com – A List of Anagrams Find out some anagrams for your own name
BizarreRecords.com See some of the world’s worst and funniest real record albums
Colorgenics Mood Test an analysis of your mood based on the colors you pick
Crazy Fads Find out the popular fads from the 20’s until today
Dumb Laws Real laws still on the books
Engrish.com! View some of he humorous English mistakes that appear in overseas advertising and product design
Godiva Chocolate Because you love me and want to get me a present. Godiva’s open oysters are my favorite. (I’m just checking to see if anyone is reading this…)
Magic 8 Ball Find out the answers to your most important questions.
The Exploratorium’s Online Illusions Try “Bird in a Cage”
Phonespelling.com What does your phone number spell?
Snopes.com Urban Legends reference pages… find out if those “true stories” are actually true before you forward them!
Whichbook.net Find the perfect book to suit your mood
What to Read Next? Get recommendations based on your favorite books.
Goodreads Get recommendations, rate your favorites, and follow me!