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Here you will find helpful website links, 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

A classic reference book for the writier. Provides brief explanations of rules of usage, and principles of composition most commonly forgotten.