A good resource for checking your comprehension of books we are reading. NOT a substitute for being familiar with the book itself. It is hard to find the exact page and quote for my essay tests when you have never cracked the book.....
Dictionary.com - a quick and easy way to look up definitions, access an online thesaurus, and find a Word of the Day.
Also, from the editors of the American Heritage College Dictionary, check out 100 Words That All High School Graduates And Their Parents Should Know at: http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/booksellers/press_release/ahdcollege/#words
The Guide to Grammar and Writing contains scores of digital handouts on grammar and
English usage, over 170 computer-graded quizzes, recommendations on writing, etc.
Purdue's Online Writing Lab. Handouts, materials, and resources for students and teachers, including general writing concerns; grammar, spelling and punctuation information; great handouts on research and documenting sources (including MLA and APA styles); and advice on professional writing, such as resumes and cover letters.
Creators of the PSAT and SAT. Find test dates and center, sign up to take tests, check scores, and find sample test questions online.
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