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Recommended Web Sites Language Arts

The Academy of American Poets http://www.poets.org/
Find biographies of and sample poems by your favorite poets. This site also provides audio clips, related links, a poem of the month, and featured exhibits.

EDSITEment Links http://edsitement.neh.gov/ websites_all.asp
From the National Endowment for the Humanities, links to some of the best sites for literature and language arts, social studies, humanities, and foreign language classrooms.

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online http://www.bartleby.com/
Bartleby.com has become one of the leading sources of literary texts and reference books on the Web. You will find e-text versions of many reference books, including the Columbia Encyclopedia, Roget's Thesaurus, Strunk's Elements of Style, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, and the World Factbook. In addition, you can search their index by author, subject, or title to find hundreds of classic literary texts.

Scribbling Women http://www.scribblingwomen.org/
Learn more about American women's literature by accessing Scribbling Women, an outstanding Web site from The Public Media Foundation. The site offers dramatizations of works by such writers as Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edith Wharton, Sarah Orne Jewett, and Susan Glaspell. Listen to the 30-minute radio plays—adaptations of these writers' works—available for free at this site. Also, find resources and links for understanding each play.

Nobel Prize in Literature http://nobelprize.org/ nobel_prizes/ literature/
Since 1901, the Swedish Academy has awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to the person who has produced the most outstanding work of literature in a given year.

Online Owl Writing Lab: Main Index http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Want to learn how to avoid dangling modifiers, fragments, run-on sentences, and many other grammatical errors? Wondering how to start your research report, or how to draft a memo or resume? You've come to the right place! The Writing Lab at Purdue University offers resources designed to help you understand the basics of grammar and writing.

TeenInk http://www.teenink.com/
Looking to get published, or to sift through the creative writing of other talented students your age? Look no further than Teen Ink, a monthly print magazine for teens that is also available online. Find archived works in many categories, including poetry, nonfiction, art, reviews, fiction, sports, and community service.

From the Cricket Magazine Group, Cicada is a literary magazine for teenagers and young adults around the world. While the Web site doesn't publish student works—the works are only available in print—it does provide guidelines for those who are interested in submitting their own work for publication. Click on the feature The Slam to read poems, short fiction pieces, and critiques by other students. Share your thoughts about others' works; or if you are brave enough, submit your writing and hear what others have to say about it.