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Language Arts

Language and Grammar Sites

  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online - This is a dictionary, a Spanish-Englsh dictionary, and a thesaurus There is also a word of the day and word games.
  • Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary Online - A dictionary of images. This is a great help if you need to know what something like a mango or a tectonic plate looks like.
  • NetLingo - An online dictionary of internet terms. There are also lists of smileys and text messaging abbreviations.
  • Bartleby.com - Classic books, poetry, reference books. This site is a treasure chest of great reading.
  • Quotations - Look here if you need to search for quotations.
  • A Beastly Garden of Wordy Delights - Look here if you need to know what a group of animals is called such as a pride of lions, or a quiver of cobras. There are also names for animal infants, animal adjectives, and snake jokes.
  • Essay Start - If you need to write an essay, this is the place to go. It will give you a step by step guide for your writing and help with writing various types of essays.
  • Spark Notes - Online study guides for literary classics. Like Cliff Notes, but free.
  • The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation - What to do about pronouns, commas, and other writing problems.
  • Quiz Tree - There are quizzes here for ESL students and for those who are studying a foreign language, and for students preparing for the SAT's and GRE's.
  • Wacky Web Tales - Fill in the blanks to create a silly story.
  • Free Rice - Define words and send free rice to the hungry people of the world.

Authors and Books

Sites for Readers To Find New Books and Share What They Read

  • KidsReads.Com - Keep up with what's new in the world of books. Find out about your favorite author and find new books to read.
  • Book Hive - Find new books to read and enjoy the online activities.
  • Stacks - From Scholastic. Find out more about your favorite Scholastic authors. There are games, too.
  • New York Public Library - Check out this site for info about books and authors.
  • TeenReads.Com - Reviews of new books for teenagers. This site also has author interviews.
  • Teenspace - Reviews and book lists. You may submit your own reviews of books.
  • Fantasy and Science Fiction - Lots of links to fantasy and science fiction web sites.
  • Wands and Worlds - If you love Harry Potter, you may enjoy finding similar books at this web site which lists science fiction and fantasy books by topic.
  • Book Adventure - Read books, win points.

Info About Books and Authors

Mythology and Folktales

Poetry

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