Here you will find helpful website links, the books we will be reading, and other useful information.
http://coe.jmu.edu/learningtoolbox/cornellnotes.html Cornell Notes
Easy guide to Cornell note taking.
http://eolit.hrw.com/hlla/ Holt Literature
Students can go directly to their grade level language arts and grammar for writing guides, vocabulary, and interactive grammar tests.
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072405228/student_view0/poetic_glossary.html McGraw Hill
This link is a glossary of literary and poetic devices for reference.
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/ Purdue’s Owl (Online Writing Lab)
http://www.spellingcity.com/student-spelling-practice.html Spelling City
Please use this link to study your spelling words. This link has games and quizzes that you can take to improve your spelling.
http://www.teenink.com/ Teen Ink Mag
National teen magazine devoted to teenage writing and art.
http://www.bartleby.com/141/ Strunk Elements of Style
Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.
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