Language Arts

Websites for Secondary Teachers

Resources for Literature

  • English Resources - A site for free English teaching resources and English language usage and literature and there are now well over 250 resources to download!
  • Shakespeare in English Resources
  • Teen Literature
  • Literature Books - Books for high school students.
  • Biography.com - A huge site of research for biography.
  • Literature Calendar - Almanac of literary information in this"a-day-in-history" format. Browse specific days, search the entries, or join the mailing list for daily e-mails of historical tidbits.
  • Poetry Flash - Poetry review and literary calendar.
  • Literature Books - (high school) In this site, books are categorized based upon grade levels and themes.
  • The Cybrary - A cyber library for books, e-books, museums, schools and a lot more.
  • The On-line Books Page - A huge literature archive provided by University of Pennsylvania.
  • All Readers - This site allows you to choose from plot, theme, character, and setting options.
  • Classic Bookshelf - A site for classic literature.
  • Starbuck.com - Where rhyming, metered poetry and the traditional poets reign supreme. Shakespeare & Melville triumph!
  • Classicals.Com - Hangout in Chapel Hill, NC, devoted to the classics. A great place to talk about classical music, art, and architecture, or grab a Blackbeard's Brew.
  • Jolly Roger - Flagship of The WWW Renaissance: delivering contemporary poetry and prose penned in the context of the classics.
  • International Reading Association - There are struggling readers in middle and high school who might be helped through your knowledge of this resource.
  • ReadingRockets - An IRC recommended site for supporting struggling readers.
  • Icculus' Bookshelf - A bookshelf Annie has been working on for this group of Phish fans. Annie still has millions of recommendaions to add...

Resources for Writing

  • About.Com - Extensive network of sites by subject specialists who write articles, host discussions, publish free email newsletters and provide personally-reviewed links for each topic.
  • APA Resource Essentials - This site provides a reference guide to writing using the publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
  • National Center for Writing and Literacy - A research center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.