ILA Websites

ELAR Help and Enrichment  –  This site offers reading, writing, and grammar enrichment for students to practice over the summer.

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_PageThis site offers free E- books.

www.owl.english.purdue.edu  –  This site  offers over 200 free resources including:

  • Writing 
  • Research
  • Grammar and Mechanics
  • Style Guides
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)

http://www.grammarly.com  –  Grammar check, instant proofreading, and plagiarism detection.

http://www.infoplease.com/homework/english-grammar-spelling.html  –   This site contains a grammar and style guide, detailed descriptions of the parts of speech and their uses, suggestions for writing better and stronger sentences and tips to help make you a better speller.

www.infoplease.com/homework/english-literature-authors.html   In addition to containing information on American literature, English literature and world literature, this site contains sections on folklore and mythology and an encyclopedia of literary terms.

www.infoplease.com/homework/speaklisten.html –   Now hear this! You will want to visit this site if you need help writing speeches or conducting interviews. There is also a link that will help you improve your listening skills.

www.infoplease.com/homework/writingskills1.html Want to become a better writer? This site can help. It takes you step-by-step through the writing process and gives you suggestions for writing various types of documents, from letters and book reports to speeches and research papers.

http://www.poets.org/This site from the Academy of American Poets provides biographies of many of the world’s greatest poets and highlights their greatest works. In addition, the site contains writing tips, a forum, and information on how to get your own poetry published.

www.libraryspot.com –  This site is a free virtual resource center that contains links to the best library and reference sites on the Internet, including the Library of Congress and Encyclopedia Britannica. In addition, you can search for science project ideas, ask homework questions, search full-text publications and much more.

www.reference.com –  This site contains an encyclopedia and an almanac as well as a directory of thousands of Web sites covering a variety of topics.

www.thesaurus.com  –   This site will help you find synonyms and antonyms for words and also contains links to word games such as crossword puzzles and word searches.

www.homeworkspot.com/tips –  This site contains valuable suggestions for how to be a better student, with tips for better note-taking, study habits, test-taking and more.

www.dictionary.com   – In addition to helping you find spellings and definitions of words, this site gives you tips on how to use words properly and contains a new “Word of the Day” for you to learn about each day.

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