Enhanced English Teacher

A blog about using technology in an English classroom


Helpful websites for English teachers:

Handouts – rhetoric and grammar

Online Grammar practice quizzes

21st Century Literacy Curriculum Map by The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

English Companion Ning

Ten Allusions common to writers

How to Mark a Book by Mortimer Adler


Literary Terms in Modern Media

Google Doc Revision Lesson from Weekly Reader

Love is a Fallacy short story for teaching students about fallacies

American Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices – some of the examples are excellent

Simile of the Day Generator

Online literature games

Google Lit Trips using Google Earth

Controversial Topics: Opposing Views, Pros and Cons, Hot Paper Topics

ManyBooks.net – free ebooks

Teaching with Picture Books

RhymeZone – a rhyming dictionary

Clusty – a good search engine for students having difficulty with search terms because it clusters the results.

Short stories online

Stats for research papers

This I Believe NPR program with complete lesson plans

Townsend Press – I use the online vocabulary quizzes in my classroom.

How to evaluate websites clip

OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab

General Web Resources:

Vodpod – organize your online videos

Wikimedia Commons – copyright free images

Atomic Learning Videos

Jing – online screen capture

Wordle – create word clouds

Many Eyes – use to create visual data on the web

Zamzar – online file converter

10 Tips to Help Master Prezi

Audacity - creating and edit recordings

PBwiki – collaborative website and easy to make

Google Products for Educators

Survey Monkey - online surveys

Vixy.net – another online file converter

TeacherTube – videos created by teachers and students

Simple Booklets – a post by Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers – great blog with resources)


2 Comments so far ↓

  • Keith Schoch

    My Teach with Picture Books site at http://teachwithpicturebooks.blogspot.com is aimed at teachers in grades 3-8, encouraging them in the use of picture books to enhance their instruction. The site features recommendations, themes, guiding questions, cross-curricular extensions, and related links.

    Please check it out and consider adding it to your Resources list.


  • Tara Seale

    Thank you for sharing your blog with me. I checked it out, and I think it is a great resource to add to my list.

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