Resources and Links

  • Resources and Links

    This page contains links to helpful websites and other resources to support what we are learning in class.


     
    Newsela is an online program that provides practice in nonfiction reading.  Students will utilize this website throughout the course of the school year for practice in nonfiction reading comprehension.  Students need a username and password to log into the program.  Click on the logo above to be directed to the Newsela website.






    Study Island is an online program that provides practice in the PA Common Core Standards.  Students will have various assignments throughout the course of the school year that use the Study Island program.  Students need a username and password to log into the program.  Click on the logo above to be directed to the Study Island website.




    Purdue University's OWL (Online Writing Lab) is an excellent source for all your writing needs.  Students can find information and resources to assist with any writing project.  Click on the logo above to begin using this valuable website.




    Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing is a website that hosts an educational podcast that offers short one-topic English grammar lessons to listeners hoping to improve their writing skills.  Click on the logo above to begin listening to the daily podcast.




    Students in 8th grade choose to either take LA 128 or LA 138 (Honors).  Click on the SLSD logo above to access the 8th grade language arts curriculum and syllabi for those courses.