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Here you will find a very comprehensive list of Language Arts websites.  I've taught language arts for two years, so naturally this is the area that I will have the most resources.  Find a dead link?  Let me know:  

General Resources






General Language Arts Resources: (Reference items, Lesson Plan sites, etc.)

Biographical Dictionary
A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia
E-pals Classroom Exchange
Encyclopedia Mythica
The English Server
English Server -- Drama Collection
The English Zone
Free Resources for Teaching English
How Literature Circles Work
The Internet Public Library
Language Arts Cooperative Learning Activities
Language Arts Resources
Lesson Plan Sites
Merriam-Webster Online
My Virtual Reference Desk -- Books and Literature
Quote Search
Roget's Thesaurus
Semantic Rhyming Dictionary
Subject library: Language Arts


Acronym and Abbreviation List
Appetizing Adjectives
Common Errors in English
English Basics
Sentence Fragments

Literature/Reading: (Authors, Web sites to specific novels, tools for teaching reading, etc.)

Aesop's Fables
African American Women Writers
AlcottWeb -- A Louisa May Alcott Sit4e
American Authors on the Web
American Literary Classics
Anne Frank Resources
Anthology of Middle English Literature
Authors, Books and Study Guides A-E
Authors, Books and Study Guides F-J
Authors, Books and Study Guides K-O
Authors, Books and Study Guides P-T
Authors, Books and Study Guides U-Z
The Author Page
Bantam Doubleday Dell Teacher's Resource Center Great Books Online
Betsy Byars
Better Book Reports -- 25 Ideas!
Beverly Cleary Home Page
Book Logs
Charles Dickens, A Critical Study
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
Children's Literature Web Guide
Cinderella Stories
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Course Materials for the Study of Science Fiction
The Crucible
The C.S. Lewis Page
Dear Character
Doucette Index: K-12 Lesson Ideas for Literature
Electronic Newstand
Elements of a Short Story
Great Expectations -- Dramatic Impact
The Great Gatsby: A Beginner's Guide
The Great Gatsby Online Resource
The Great Gatsby's Theme
The Great Gatsby Trivia Challenge
Guided Reading
Harper Lee Teaching Resources
An Introduction to Shakespeare
Introduction to Literature Circles
Literature/Integrated Studies: Hamlet
Literature and Reading Resources
Living Books for Children
Macbeth Theme Page
Mark Twain Home Page
MLA International Bibliography
Myths and Legends
Novel Resources
The Online Books Page
An Online Library of Literature
The Outsiders
The Outsiders unofficial website
Print this blank bookreport
R.L. Stine
Reading Comprehension -- Free Worksheets!
Reading Corner
Reading Online
The Red Badge of Courage
References in To Kill a Mockingbird
Sally Anne, American Literature
S.C.O.R.E CyberGuides
Seussville University
Shakespeare for Teachers and Students

The Shakespearean Homework Helper

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlock Holmes Top sites
Short Stories and Sitcoms
Stories to Grow By
Studying Varying Loyalties in Julius Caesar
Symbolism in a Short Story
Tales of Wonder
Teachers Guides to the Signet Classics
To Kill a Mockingbird -- Student Survival Guide
The Works of the Bard
Young Adult Literature: Middle and Secondary


The Academy of American Poets
The Atlantic Monthly's Poetry Pages
Haiku Lesson Plan
A Look at Poetry
Lost Poets of the War
Multiple Intelligence Poetry
Parts of Speech Poetry
Poet's Corner -- Home Page
Poetry Index

Spelling/Vocab -- These web sites are primarily geared towards elementary students, however, they can be modified for older students.

Bueno Brothers' Bean Dip
Common Sense
Latin Roots/Greek Stems
ML Language Arts/Spelling
Quick Spell
The Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee
Spelling Row
Tongue Twisters from A to Z
Trace a Word
Twist a word
Two's Company, Three's A Crowd
Vocabulary Sort
What's Wrong


ABC's of the Writing Process
Academic Writers' Net Source
An Apple for Your Thoughts
Bartlett, Famous Quotations
The Biography Maker
Citing Cyberspace
Dream Book Collage
For Young Writers
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Help With Writing Research Papers
The I-Search Unit
I Have a Topic, Now What?
Inkspot: Writing Resources
It's in the Can
Online! -- A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
Proofreading Symbols and Abbreviations
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Research and Documentation Online
Strunk, William. 1918 -- The Elements of Style
Writes of Passage
Writing Prompts
Writing Techniques Handbook
Writing Tips: Sentence Builder -- WritingDEN