Below are some links that you could find useful for this class (or other
classes -- or just to inform yourself!). If you know of other sites that you
think your fellow classmates would benefit from, let me know so I can expand
Turnitin.com -- You must turn in all major assignments to this
website. I will not grade them until they are turned in online.
If you have trouble using this site, email me your assignment
before the due date (send as an attachment and copy and paste to
the text of your e-mail) and come in at Tutorial to learn how to
use the site.
Petaluma High School -- You can find all sorts of information
Purdue Online Writing Lab -- a great resource. If you're having
trouble with MLA formatting (especially for your Works Cited),
check out this site.
A Writer's Reference -- wonderful grammar and writing exercises
to help you learn or reinforce concepts from this year and from
Ninjawords -- A helpful dictionary site through which you can
look up several words at once.
Petaluma High School Library's website -- a great one-stop source
for tons of information. For the Historical Fiction ORP, go to
Petadata, then scroll down to the History databases.
Sonoma County Library's website
Free Rice -- a vocabulary-building game with a mission to end
History Channel's website -- a good site for history research
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) website -- a good site for
BBC's History website -- a good site for history research
The History Place -- a good site for history research; note that
in the Writers' Corner section there are some parts that include
historical fiction (noted as such)
US History website -- a good site for history research
Eyewitness to History website -- a good site for history research
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