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These sites provide a variety of suggestions for improving both your personal writing and your school assignments. It also includes other reference tools.
- About Work: Career Database
Search by salary, by industry and by your dream career. This site provides detailed comparative information on a large number of careers from accountant to zoologist.
- ARTFL Project: Roget's Thesaurus Search Form
Find synonyms (words that mean the same thing), antonyms (words that have
the opposite meaning) and similar words and phrases.
- A Basic Dictionary of ASL Terms
Learn sign language online!
- An Elementary Grammar
The English Institute's detailed description of grammar.
- English Grammar
A dictionary of English grammar.
- KidsConnect: Ask a Question
Are you a Kindergarten-12th grade student looking for information on the Internet for a report or project to do for school? Let KidsConnect, the on-line
question answering and referral service, help you out!
- Kids Connect Favorite Web Sites
Point-n-click your way to the web sites our KidsConnect school library media specialists have found most helpful for K-12 students!
- Internet Citations
Designed for use by school kids, this is very helpful site for adults as well.
- Knowledge Adventure Encyclopedia
Search for information on a variety of really cool subjects.
- Merriam-Webster On-Line
Aside from the wonderful access to the dictionary, this site offers words games and a word for the day.
- Online ASL Dictionary
Watch the sign language gestures and learn!
- The Quotations Page
Search for a quote or read the quote of the day!Great links to other quotation sites.
One of the Web's largest collection of topics, ideas, and assistance for school related research projects. They show you how to make the most of your time online.
- Resources for Writers
Learn more about grammar and punctuation.
- Semantic Rhyming Dictionary
You can use it to write bad poetry or even good poetry. Using the three query functions
described in this site, you can find words that rhyme with, almost rhyme with, or sound exactly the
same as a certain target word.
- A Spelling Test
Test yourself and learn some techniques to improve your
- The Super Sitter
Being a babysitter is a lot of fun, and it's a nice way to make some money. It's also a great way to learn about responsibility. The Super Sitter is a guide that can come in handy not only for babysitters but parents as well. And be sure to check out the Baby Safety Checklist, which has valuable pointers on how to keep children safe.
- A Web of On-Line Dictionaries
Provides an easy-to-use search engine for words and the results are quite detailed. Also offers 400 different language dictionaries.
- Writing a Basic Essay
An essay can have many purposes, but the basic structure is the same no matter what. You may be writing an essay to argue for a particular point
of view or to explain the steps necessary to complete a task. Steps to guide you in writing an essay.