The Language of Literature 9th grade (orange)
- AskOxford: Free online grammar resources from Oxford University Press : Free resources from the world’s most respected dictionary publisher.
- GrammarNow : Find grammar and writing resources
- Guide to Grammar and Writing : This site is maintained by Professor Charles Darling for English classes at Capital Community College in Hartford Connecticut. This site is well organized and an excellent resource for students who need help with their writing and grammar.
- WritingDENS Tips-O-Matic : This is the place to visit to help you improve your writing skills.
- The Encyclopedia Mythica : This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, legends, and more. It contains over 4700 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world.
- Mythology : This site provides information on the gods and goddesses of cultures around the world, but not by region/culture as is the case with many other sites. Instead, users can search for information about objects in the sky (e.g., sun, moon) and then read about the gods from various mythologies that are associated with those objects. There is also information on myths, family tree, and culture.
- Myth Man’s Homework Help : List of Greek gods and goddesses. In addition there is a section on modern day allusions to Greek Myths.
- Enotes – William Shakespeare : An extensive study guide for the works of William Shakespeare. This is a commercial site but they do provide access to some text at no charge.
- Folger Shakespeare Library : The Folger Shakespeare Library is the world’s largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials.
- Internet Shakespeare Editions : This University of Victoria site provides you with scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare’s plays, multimedia explorations of the context of Shakespeare’s life and works, and records of his plays in performance.
- MIT Global Shakespeares Video & Performance Archive : 40 full-length Shakespearean plays plus can access other Shakespearean plays in other languages
- NEA – Shakespeare: Sort the plays by when they were written, performed, or type. Also, access a summary of the play.
- Shakes Sphere: A Comprehensive Study Guide for the World of William Shakespeare : Play summaries, sonnet analysis, GlobeTheatre, criticism, and essays
- Shakespeare’s Globe Trust : Discover what it takes to put on a Shakespearean play. Great resource for Drama
- Shakespeare Online : One of the top free sites on the Web for information on the Bard.
- Shakespeare’s Phrases : All of Shakespeare’s best-known quotations organized alphabetically.
- Shakespeare Timeline : Timelines of Shakespeare’s life and works.
- Shakespeare Uncovered : A new PBS website. Watch full episodes. Videos are available until 2019
- Shakespeare’s Words : The site integrates the full text of the plays and poems with an entire glossary database, allowing you to search for any word or phrase in Shakespeare’s works, and in particular to find all instances of all words that may pose you difficulty.
- Poets.org : Poetry, Poets, Bios and more…
- Poems and Poets: The Poetry Foundation : A searchable database including poems and poetry for all occasions. The site offers entry to thousands of poems by category (nature, religion, arts and sciences, etc.); occasion (birthdays, funerals, and holidays); first line; 10 most recently added poems; glossary terms; and 10 most popular poems.
- Representative Poetry Online : This database includes about 2,900 English poems by over 400 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today. Search poets alphabetically or chronologically, their poems by title, or their poems by first line or last line.
- Essay Writing Tips : These tips come from the National Archives written for students.
- How to Avoid Plagiarism: What is plagiarism and how to a avoid it.
- How to Cite Information: MLA and APA format
- How to Write Good Notes : Tips for writing notes in class and for research projects
- How to Write an Argumentative Paper : Compares and contrast to a persuasive paper offering tips and suggestions.
- How to Write an Expository Essay : An outline and map from Santa Barbara Community College
- How to Write a Persuasive Paper or Debate : Tips on how to be more accurate, clear, concise, logical, convincing, and respectful of opposing arguments.
- How to Write a Thesis Statement: What makes a strong thesis statement
- How to Write a Work Cited Page : Explains the difference between a bibliography.
- Recipe for Research: 9 steps for acquiring and organizing your research project.