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Literature & Grammar
Shakespeare for kids - While working puzzles, answering quizzes and learning new words, you'll learn about Shakespeare, his plays and Elizabethan England Poetry 180 - This isn't your standard poetry - there's something for everyone. Sponsored by the Library of Congress, the introduction says. "Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed."
Library of Congress: Poetry and Literature - Poetry webcasts, poetry news and events, columns from the Poet Laureate and more. The site also has links to many other poetry-related sites, including an archive of recorded poetry and literature.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - This site is great if you're looking for some in-depth instruction or assistance. It's got some online quizzes. Plus it's got a really great section on writing, and the writing process. If you've got an essay assignment, start with this site.
GrammarBook.com - Who vs. Whom? Whoever vs. Whomever? That vs. Which? If you don't know when to use what, check out this site. A lot of it requires a subscription ($), but the good basic grammar and punctuation rules are provided free.
Purdue Online Writing Lab - Follow the link for Grades 7-12 Instructors and Students. There are some great tips to help you with research papers or essays. There's even a section on how to conquer "writer's block."
WebMATH - This site lets you type in a math problem and it will give you a step-by-step guide on how to solve it. The site covers general math, algebra, geometry, calculus and others.
math.com - A very comprehensive site. There is hlep with basic math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus and more. Be careful not to follow non-site links and ads, just stay to the "Select Subject" menu on the left.
math2.org - Site contains basic math reference tables. A nice feature is the math message board where you can post a specific math question and get answers from other students or experts.
Math.com-Algebra - The nice thing about this site is that it lets you choose the type of problem you need to work on and then it takes you through four steps: a first glance or simple overview, an in-depth explanation, examples and finally a chance for you to proactive on some real problems
Algebra Equation Calculator - This is a fairly complete site with an automated equation calculator. www.algebra.com - This is one of the best sites. It's created by people who really love algebra. Though there are ads onthis site if you stick to the center area, you'll find problems and be able to see lessons, examples and more.
Includes Geography, History, Culture, Government
The Word Factbook - this site, created by the CIA, provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
50states.com - everything you would ever want to know about each of the 50 United States.
Library of Congress - Thomas - Designed "in the spirit of Thomas Jefferson" this site will give you detail about legislation going through Congress
BBC News Country Profiles - Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories as well as background on key institutions.
History Reference Center - Access full text from more than 1,620 non-fiction books, 50 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Teen Life: Enrichment opportunities, plus a valuable section on college resources. Campus Tours : Check here to see if the school of your choice has a virtual campus tour. Great for viewing those out of state schools. Career One Stop : Pathways to career success. Peterson's College Guide : Great resource for searching colleges and preparing for the process of selecting and choosing a college. Librarian recommended! Federal Student Aid : the US Department of Education's federal student aid information website USA.gov : an official web portal to government web resources and services Student Jobs : A job search engine for a variety of "employment opportunities for students within the federal government." What do you like? : Explore career information. A perfect site for find out if your career choice is really for you. Site sponsored by the Bureay of labor Statistics. Librarian recommended. Security on Campus, Inc. : A national, non-profit organization dedicated to crime prevention on college campuses. Provides a crime statistic search engine to search specific colleges and universities. Use the menu on the right to get your desired report.. College Navigator - Find the right college for you. Sponsored by the Institute for Education Sciences. 60second Recap - site contains a variety of useful tools: check out the College Coach and the college articles in the Archive RI Resource Hub
Timeline and Test Prep Resources | College Planning Timeline "Peterson's College Bound" guides have timelines to help you know when to fill out applications, when to take tests, and when to go exploring colleges near and far. There are links for parents' timelines, too. 12th Graders Timeline 11th Graders Timeline 10th Graders Timeline
Test Preparation Try these links to help you prepare for college entrance exams. Commonapp.org - Simplify the application process by using the form provided, accepted by many colleges and free
Everyone deals with different issues or pressures in different ways. The following links will provide information or maybe even advice in handling those "tough" issues.
Abovetheinfluence : Are you aware of the influences that can affect your decision making process? Drug Abuse for Teens : The Science behind drug abuse. also contains list of drug facts. Peer Pressure : This article from about.com is a variety of links to help you understand pressure Teen Advice : From About.com all the advice you can handle and more Teen Health and Wellness: real life real answers Teens Health: from Nemours, part of KidsHealth TeenHealthFX - all those questions you're too embarrassed to ask, find the answers here, plus links to more helpful places.