|(L) = Local
|(R) = Regional
|(N) = National
|(Int.) = International
|(F) = Financial
Your Dictionary.com is one
of Mr. Stratton's favorite sites for discovering words. Look
up part of speech, definition, spelling and more, or just hear
how the word you need is pronounced.
The Merriam-Webster website contains an online dictionary
and thesaurus that is easy to use and expansive.
Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus at Bartleby
is a complete online version of the Thesaurus, in an easy-to-use
Jack Lynch's Guide
to Grammar and Style is probably the most complete and
easy-to-use guide to common errors in English on the Internet.
It is extremely useful.
Common Errors in English is fantastic...and listed alphabetically.
A Great site!
to Grammar and Writing is a useful site for helping
writers make editing-level revisions. Be careful, though, because
its size makes it a rather overwhelming site to navigate.
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is great.
With explanations, exercises and quizzes with answers, it's
a great place to stop for editing-level help with your writing.
The Grammar Lady is always a good resource for
the language questions. What a great
ALA Best Books for Young Adults is a great web
site for finding that perfect book, or for compiling a list
for the future.
Book Browse has the latest and Greatest titles, many
of which might be offered in the NVHS library. Jot a few titles
down on a piece of paper and ask Mr. Niz or Mrs. Ehn.
The Salt Lake County Library System offers a heaping
serving of great titles from a few years past to browse through.
If you can't find something here, you probably can't find anything.
Book Spot is the perfect
place for out of the ordinary teen reading, including teen angst
and female coming of age novels. This site is also great for
reading about particular authors and more.
SciFan has all the titles you are looking for —
that is, if you are a fan of science fiction reads.
The Skokie Public Library in Illinois compiled
a list of fantasy and science fiction books for teens.
This list contains titles that are new and old.
The Guide to Grammar and Writing has great quizzes
for testing yourself on parts of speech, and just about everything
grammar or writing related. Use this site to help prepare yourself
for your next quiz.
Quia has dozens of interactive quizzes, from spelling,
grammar and word jumbles to hangman, battleship and more.
English Banana has a ton of language quizzes and
games, and a ton non-language game, like mindsweep and more.
you'll find a variety of English quizzes and games to play while
you're on the computer, probably wasting time doing nothing:
Click on Grammar
Gorilla for a quick review of the parts of speech
— in an interactive quiz!
This quiz on contractions is just the thing for
those of you who forget that missing apostrophes are only acceptable
for informal writing — like instant messages.
Grammar Bytes is a great site for games and quizzes.
You just need to sign up to use it.