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Rhondda Powling

101 Excellent Sites for English Educators - 9 views

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     A lot of sites mentioned. Organised under headings: Writing Prompts and Starters; Grammar; Reading & Writing; Poetry; Literature; Shakespeare; Spelling; Vocabulary English as a Second Language (ESL); Other ELA Resources; Blogging & Website Creation; Citation; Web 2.0 Tools - Material Creation; Web 2.0 Tools - File Sharing, Hosting, Viewing and Collaborating; Web 2.0 Tools - Gathering Feedback/Creating Quizzes; Web 2.0 Tools - Document Annotation; Free eBooks and Audio Books
Rhondda Powling

Free grammar check at GrammarBase.com - 4 views

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    A free proof reader, grammar checker. Just copy and paste in your text and get a detailed report and some advice on ho to improve your writing. 
Rhondda Powling

IdiomSite.com - Find out the meanings of common sayings - 3 views

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    Useful site for studying idioms. It gives simple and accurate definitions to a good range of idioms.
Rhondda Powling

Phrays | Today's word is Squashy. Now, write a sentence. - 2 views

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    Phrays is a simple site that publishes a new word-of-the-day every day. Each word is published with its definition and part of speech. Visitors to the site are encouraged to write and submit a sentence using that word. Registered users can read the sentences submitted by others and vote for their favourite sentences. If you're in need of a quick writing prompt or vocabulary challenge word for your students.
Jenny Gilbert

nnewspapaers and persuasive writing - 10 views

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    resource pack - interactive for teaching persuasive writing
John Pearce

Teach Collaborative Revision With Google Docs - 4 views

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    "Revision is a critical piece of the writing process-and of your classroom curriculum. Now, Google Docs has partnered with Weekly Reader's Writing for Teens magazine to help you teach it in a meaningful and practical way. On this page, you will find several reproducible PDF articles from Writing magazine filled with student-friendly tips and techniques for revision. You'll also find a teacher's guide that provides you with ideas for how to use these materials with Google Docs to create innovative lesson plans about revision for your classroom."
Rhondda Powling

Conjugate Verbs |Conjugation English Verbs | Conjugated Verbs - 3 views

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    Conjugation.com is an easy to use website that works by just typing the verb that you want to conjugate in any form. Any verb, regular or irregular. You then Click on "Conjugate," and a new page is instantaneously displayed, with the verb shown in all of its forms, voices and tenses.
Andrew Williamson

10 Digital Writing Opportunities You Probably Know and 10 You Probably Don't | edte.ch - 19 views

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    Another great post by Tom Barret. Where does he find the time? Great ideas for digital writing and integrating ICT into your Literacy and english lessons
Rhondda Powling

World Wide Words - 5 views

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    A facinating site on 'Words' (British. It offers more than 2100 pages on the origins, history, evolution and idiosyncrasies of the English language worldwide. .
Andrew Jeppesen

Confusing Words - 0 views

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    Confusing Words is a collection of 3210 words that are troublesome to readers and writers. Words are grouped according to the way they are most often confused or misused.
Jenny Gilbert

Where ideas come from - SlideShare - 0 views

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    Some tricks on unlocking your thought process to unlock ideas
anonymous

The Eggcorn Database - 0 views

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    This site is devoted to collecting the kind of unusual English spellings that have come to be called eggcorns
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