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Writing Basics

ABC Writing
A quality educational site offering word puzzles, writing forms, book report forms, math, ideas, lessons and much more.

Creative Writing for Teens
A comprehensive resource for teens who write. Teenagers interested in creative writing--whether poetry, fiction or non-fiction--will find the features and links on this site indispensible.

Sign Language

Hand Speak
An online sign language dictionary for kids of all ages as well as adults.

Sign Language
If you want to learn basic sign language then this is a good site to check out. You'll learn the history of sign language and how to sign each letter of the alphabet.


Here you can get a better idea of how and where your education, skills and experience fit into the newspaper business. How? By exploring career opportunities in the eight major divisions you'll find at newspapers large and small.

ASNE High School Journalism
With the American Society of Newspaper Editors hopes to improve high school journalism. Our primary interests are improving high school newspapers and bringing a diverse group of young people into journalism. The site is for students, journalism advisers, guidance counselors and daily newspaper editors.

Columbia Journalism Review
Publication serving as a watchdog of the press in all its forms.

Creating a Classroom Newspaper
Keep parents informed with a classroom newspaper. The newspaper may contain current events and images located on the Internet and also school and classroom news and accomplishments.

Editor & Publisher
America's Oldest Journal Covering the Newspaper Industry.

The Ghost Dispatch
News, views and reviews of the spooky, scary and haunted from around the town, around the nation and around the world.

Kids Courier
A newspaper with, for and about kids.

How Newspapers Work
Newspapers are the original form of broadband communication, a distinction not always recognized in the age of the Internet.

Journalism Net
The Investigative Guide to Internet Research.

The Newspaper Association of America
A nonprofit organization representing the newspaper industry. NAA focuses on six strategic priorities: marketing, public policy, diversity, industry development, newspaper operations and readership.

Newseum - The Interactive Museum of News
The Newseum is the world's only interactive museum of news. Our web site offers many online exhibits, including Today's Front Pages and the news quiz game, NewsMania.

Power Reporting
Resources and training for journalists, from Bill Dedman: computer-assisted reporting, computer-assisted journalism, newsroom training, search tools.

Scholastic News
Come enjoy Scholastic News Online! Great polls, games and quizzes, Special Reports, and up-to-date current events in all categories. Use our teacher/parent guides to help your student benefit fully from our great source of information.

Society of Professional Journalists
Dedicated to quality, responsible journalism as the foundation of a free and informed society.

Reference and Research Ideas

Online Etymology Dictionary
Online etymology dictionaries.

The Pantheon
Contains information on the Greek gods and goddesses.

Simpson's Contemporary Quotations
Contains over 10,000 quotations from over 4,000 sources, dating from 1950 to 1988.

Symbolic Language of the Ancient World
Here you'll find information, samples and activities related to languages of the ancient world in Greece, Rome, China, Native America, Hungary and Egypt.

The Tumulus
Contains information on the Celtic gods, goddesses and heroes.

World Almanac for Kids
Look inside and learn about all things great and small.

World Magazine
Rewired for curious kids.


Aesopís Fables Online Collection
The Fables are listed by title and by moral of the story -- many include illustrations and over a dozen are available as audio narrations.

The Arabian Nights and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Translations of both texts are available here.

Children’s Digital Library [pdf]
The mission of the International Children’s Digital Library is “to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children’s literature from the world community.” So far, they have placed hundreds of books online, and visitors can click on “Read Books” to check them out.  Visitors can also click on a range of thematic listings, such as “real animal characters,” “picture books,” and “kid characters.”

SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages
Contains fairy tales, their symbolism and other important reference points.

Colorful tales of adventure and imagination.

Wright American Fiction
This is a collection of 19th century American fiction, as listed in Lyle Wright's bibliography American Fiction, 1851-1875. There are currently 2,887 volumes included by 1,456 authors.


All Info-About Poetry
Contemporary poets from around the world.

Modern Haiku
A journal dedicated to promoting and publishing haiku.


Lewis Carroll Home Page
Looking for information on his life and work? Look no further! Site also has critical analysis of his work and sections on the use of math, logic and puzzles.

The Geoffrey Chaucer Website
Information on the life and work of Geoffrey Chaucer. Includes the complete 'Canterbury Tales' as well as essays and poetry.

The Dickens Project
Promotes the study and enjoyment of the life and work of Charles Dickens.

The Classical Language

Classical Language Instruction Project
A resource for the pronunciation and elocution of ancient Greek and Latin.


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