English Resources

englishcompanion.com This is an excellent resource for English teachers. It was created by Jim Burke who is a high school English teacher and well-respected for his innovative and effective teaching strategies.

englishcompanion.ning.com This is a “community” website for English teachers – like a moodle or a FB page where discussions can take place. It’s free, but you do have to sign up. Jim Burke describes his community below: “A place to ask questions and get help. A community dedicated to helping you enjoy your work. A cafe without walls or coffee: just friends.”

http://www.supersummary.com/ – in-depth study guides on a variety of contemporary novels 

http://bid4papers.com/blog/spelling-grammar-punctuation-mistakes/ – The most common spelling, punctuation and grammar mistakes and how you can avoid making them

https://www.logicofenglish.com/resources/spelling-rules – easy to understand spelling rules

https://www.grammarly.com/handbook/ – grammar handbook

http://www.grammarly.com – new app that works everywhere you type

https://custom-writing.org/assignment-writing-services#boring-words – great word choices for common words used in writing

 

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