Instructional Links

Writing Resources

A guideline for expository essays http://www.sbcc.edu/clrc/files/wl/downloads/StructureofaGeneralExpositoryEssay.pdf    

Thesis Builder  http://www.tommarch.com/electraguide/thesis.php

A guideline for persuasive writing  http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/persuasion_map/

Free Classic E-Books  http://www.planetebook.com/

Vocabulary

Type in the vocabulary word, and images that are associated with that word will appear.  http://taggalaxy.de/

Vocabulary Builder  http://www.wordcentral.com/home.html

Study Islandwww.studyisland.com- Students have their own login provided by through the school, and students can practice the skills we work on in class. 

Moby Maxhttp://www.mobymax.com- This is another great resource students can use to practice the skills they are learning in Language Arts, and students already have a login! 

Other Useful Resources: 

CMS Writiing ToolKit

Thesis and Outline Example

The Research Process

Mood and Tone/ Connotation and Denotation

IXL- 8th Grade ELA