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English 9 honors this year was fun and challenging. I learned a lot about authors, writing, and computers. My English page includes author studies, novel of your choice and a few of my own personal pieces.

English Reading

John Steinbeck: Click here to download my PowerPoint on John Steinbeck

Author Links (Paul Fleischman)

http://www.charlottezolotow.com/paul_fleischman.htm  (about Paul Fleischman)

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmr/mtai/fleischman.html (biography on Paul)

http://www.paulfleischman.com/authors/viewclob.asp?key=1&aid=290 (all about him) 

http://www.people.virginia.edu/~lbs5z/PPointPF/ (PowerPoint and other stuff)

http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/pfleischman.htm (Teacher Resource Files)

English Novels

"Of Mice and Men"- Novel Critique: Click here to view or download my critique of this book. This is what I personally thought of this book. Click to learn more.

Whirligig Project: Click here to view or download my project on the novel "Whirligig."

Whirligig Links

http://www.plsinfo.org/reads/teen_titles/whirligig.htm

http://www.bookpage.com/9806bp/childrens/whirligig.html (place to BUY the whirligig)

http://www.grouchy.com/angst/awakenings.html (short summary)

http://www.mccsc.edu/~jcmslib/yhb/2000/whirligig.htm (short summary)

English Writing

Banned Books Essay: Clicking on the link will allow you to view or download my essay on banned books. Download to learn more.

American Hero: Click on the link to view or download this writing piece

Recommended English and Writing Sites

http://www.io.com/~hcexres/tcm1603/acchtml/acctoc.html

http://www.clickz.com/design/write_onl/ (writing online)

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

http://www.powa.org/ (online writing assistant)

http://www.aci-plus.com/tips/index.htm (tips and tricks to improve writing)

http://www.quintcareers.com/writing/writweb.html (a guide to writing)