English Resources

Recommended by Kara Dreher

  • The Purdue Online Writing Lab is a guide to any MLA formatting and citation for writing in English class.

  • NCTE Instructional Standards: a PDF containing the instructional standards as for English/Language Arts as laid out by the National Council of Teachers of English 

  • The International Literacy Day website provides resources for students, parents, and teachers to help them acknowledge the day, September 8, and the importance of literacy around the world. 

  • This activity from "Read, Write, Think" helps students and parents more actively engage in their reading habits. 

  • A Smart Board lesson on making inferences from texts.

Recommended by Cindy Assini

  • Grade level reading ranges are identified by Lexile measures.  Descriptive information is appropriate for norm-referenced interpretations only.

  • K-12 literacy and history lessons and questions sets (assessments) with Lexile reading levels appropriate for high school.

Recommended by Dana Sheridan, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Cotsen Children's Library, Princeton University Library

  • Cotsen in the Classroom is for those interested in utilizing the Rare Books and Special Collectons Library in class and in a creative way (K-5).