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/
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 Island- www.studyisland.com- Students have their own login provided by through the school, and students can practice the skills we work on in class.
Moby Max- http://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