Languages and Language Arts for Students

Language Arts Skills

Etymology and History of Names - Where did your name come from?

Etymology Dictionary where words including slang come from

OneLook takes the dictionary and thesaurus to places never dreamed before

28 Rules for English Spelling (and their exceptions)

Free Dictionary with English, world languages, medical and legal jargon, and so much more

Free ACT and SAT test prep plus word of the day

Phrontistery - Obscure, lost, rare word dictionary, 3-letter Scrabble words

Starfall Have fun learning to read, basic

Internet 4 classrooms K-8 skills resources, some linked to Common Core standards


World Languages

ASL American Sign Language dictionary

Learn Spanish Free online resource

Learn French Free online resource

• Babbel - Learn new vocabulary (14 languages) online for free

• Soft Schools Languages -Links to foreign languages - Arabic to Russian and many in between

Authorship and writing

NaNoWriMo National Novel Writing Month (November) young novel writers' program

Teen Ink - Online Magazine, website and books - by and for teens

Duotrope Thinking of publishing your writing? Find help here.

Literature and Poetry

Classic Stories for Children with illustrations

Aaron Shepard Stories Stories from around the world, Reader's Theater and Storytelling resource

Online Children's Library - indexed by reading level

Keep your eyes out for cool websites and send suggestions to

Jodeen Stephenson




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