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Language Arts

Guide to Grammar and Style by Jack Lynch Grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage in the Language Arts.

The Elements of Styleby William Strunk Jr.- Online version of Strunk’s Elements of Style. Describes grammatical rules of usage, principles of composition, written form, and commonly misspelled and misused words. This is a great site to use when writing an essay or paper.

A Word a Day - This is a fun site that will help you to build your vocabulary. A new word is posted everyday. There is an audio button available so you can hear how the word is pronounced. There is also a subscription service available for the words to be sent to you e-mail every day. You can impress your friends, parents and teachers with your extensive vocabulary!

The ABC s of the Writing Process - Tips for students to use when writing anything from a poem to a research paper. Includes the following steps: prewriting, writing, revising, editing, and publishing.

TravLang -Translating Dictionaries- You can find translations to words in many different languages.

The Gutenberg Project - Full-text versions of books in the public Domain. Includes such authors as Shakespeare, Poe, the Brontes, and Lewis Carroll.

Symbolism Dictionary - This symbolism dictionary endeavors to provide some possible cultural significances of various symbols, and suggest ways in which those symbols may have been used in context. Most symbols are not code signals, like traffic lights, where red means stop and green means go, but part of a complex language in which green can mean jealousy or fertility or even both, depending on context.

Repeat After Us - RepeatAfterUs.com offers copyright-free classics with audio clips, including poems, fables, essays, soliloquies, historical speeches, memorable quotes, nursery rhymes, and children's stories from around the world.