sixth grade graphicTechnology-Rich Learning Experiences
for High School Communication Skills, English, and Language Arts

The following resources are designed for high school communication skills, English, and language arts students and their teachers.

Teacher Tap: Language Arts Resources

Literature Ladders: Literature-based WebQuests for High School


English and Language Arts

American and English Literature Internet Resources

BBC School : English from BBC Learning - Ages 14-16

Biographies from the Multnomah Country Library
Organized, annotated links

Books and Writing from Multnomah County Library
Links to good resources

Short animation movies on english topics

EDSITEMENT: Literature and Language Arts - Grades 9-12

English from Blue Web'N
Locate reviewed tools, lessons, hotlist, resource, tutorial, webquests, and projects by content areas and grade levels

English from the High School Hub
Links to quality resources, reference materials, and learning activities including spelling, vocabulary, grammar, writing, poetry, research, and literature.

English/Language Art from Internet4classrooms

English and American Literature

English Language from Chico High School Library
Lots of great links

English Zone
Great English starting point

Starting point for all areas of English

Gateway English II from Internet4classrooms

GLC - Ninth Grade Literature

  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Great Expectations
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Lord of the Flies
  • A Separate Peace
  • Short Stories
  • Mythology
  • Letter Writing

High School English: Homework Spot

Journalism Resources
Great list of resources

Language Arts from the Multnomah County Library
Information by category

Literature from Blue Web'N
Locate reviewed tools, lessons, hotlist, resource, tutorial, webquests, and projects by content areas and grade levels

Literature & Authors from the Multnomah County Library
Information by category

Literature and Language Arts from Discovery School's Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Quality links and descriptions

Literature Ladders from Eduscapes
Provides ideas for connecting books and Internet resources.

Mythology from the Multnomah County Library
Information by category

ReadWrite Think: Student Materials
Interactive tools that support national language arts standards.

ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plans 9-12

SOS Teacher: English from BBC Learning - Ages 14-16

Web English Teacher***
Presents K-12 English/Language Arts teaching resources: lesson plans, WebQuests, videos, biography, e-texts, criticism, jokes, puzzles, and classroom activities.

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Teen Resources

A+ Research
Many resources for students doing research

About: Poetry
Great poetry links

Academy of American Poets
Read and listen to poetry. Also, learn about poets

ACQWEB's Directory of Book Reviews on the Web
Tons of book review links

All Readers
Helps you find a good book

American and English Literature Internet Resources
Links to lots of resources

American Verse Project from University of Michigan
Explore American verse

Bartleby: Great Books Online
Online publisher of literature, reference, and poetry providing access to books and information, free of charge.
Great reasons on reading and literature

Electronic Literature Directory
Directory to location electronic literature

Essay Writing
Takes you through the steps in writing an essay

Literature: What Makes a Good Short Story?
Great online tutorial

Online Literary Criticism from Internet Public Library
Explore literary criticism

Online Writing Lab from Purdue
Tutorials and study materials

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant - POWA
Help in writing

Reading Rants
Read book reviews and articles

Teen Ink: Reviews Written By Teens
Book reviews by teens; send your reviews

TeenPoint for Writing and Reading Reviews
Read and write reviews; send your reviews

Teen Reads
Read reviews and learn about books

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42explore: Advertising

42explore: Biographies

42explore: Charles Dickens

42explore: Debate

42explore: Fantasy and Science Fiction

42explore: Figurative Language

42explore: Journal Writing

42explore: Literary Criticism

42explore: Mystery

42explore: Mythology

42explore: Oral History

42explore: Poetry

42explore: William Shakespeare

42explore: Skits, Plays, & Scripts

42explore: Skimming and Scanning

42explore: Storytelling

42explore: Mark Twain

42explore: Writing
Write poems, submit poems, read poems and evaluate poems

Starters for Narrative, Persuasive, & Expository Writing

The following bullets are K-12 resources. Explore the following resources for writing project ideas:

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BBC Schools - Ages 11-16 & 16+


Teacher Tap

Teacher Pages

Teacher Tap: Teacher and Classroom Pages

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