Sites and Links - As promised

SMARTBoard Official Site
SMARTBoard Lessons - based on NB Curriculum Standards
SMARTBoard - Teachers' Hub
SMARTBoard Tutorials - How to use the Smartboard - Some really good two-minute tutorials

SMARTBoard Lessons - Engaging Learners the SMARTBoard Way

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Visual Dictionary Online

Classic Short Stories

The Free Dictionary


33 of the Best Books about Writing Fiction

50 Places for Free Books Online

PicLits - Inspired Picture Writing

WritingFix - interactive prompts, lessons, and resources designed for teachers, students, and--most importantly--lifelong writers

Edgar Allan Poe

Newspaper Blackout Poems

Dr. Grammar's Frequently Asked Questions

Bibliomania - Free Books Online

Language Is A Virus

Definr - Incredibly Fast Dictionary

50 Tools that can Improve your Writing Skills


Forms of Writing

George Orwell - Writing Tips

EasyBib - Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker

ReadWriteThink - Student Resources (check out the Graphic Organizers) - Free Brainstorming Site

Newseum - Today's Front Pages from Around the World

NoodleTools : MLA, APA, etc

DailyLit - Read Books Online

Teachit- English Literacy Resources

The Story Starter - provides 373,067,200 creative ideas and writer prompts for writers of all ages. All of the story starters are randomly created. This idea generator can be used for short stories, novels, plays, scripts, or just for fun. Poetry, Poems, Bios, etc

RhymeZone - Rhyming Dictionary and Thesaurus

Web English Teacher

Free Presentations in Powerpoint Format for Language Arts

National Council of Teachers of English - Really Good Mind-Mapping (you can even mind map as a team)