SAT Vocabulary Help
You may use the school username & password OR create your own!
Do you need to look up an unfamiliar word? Do you need to find a synonym? Click on the link above to access Merriam-Webster's free online dictionary and thesaurus.
You can also enrich your vocabulary bank by reading the Word-of-the-Day and using it in conversation.
If you enjoy word puzzles, this is the website for you!
ACTIVATION CODE: 6065204-60
Product Name: McDougal Littell
Grade 8 - eEdition - FL
ISBN #: 9780547063270
The Online Book is located at the bottom left corner of the page.
This website contains a wealth of helpful resources for parents and students.
KidInfo.com is a page of weblinks and is organized by different elements of language.
I often have parents and students ask me for book recommendations. My recommendations may vary based on the individual's interests, but I'm always happy to recommend a book from the Newbery or Sunshine State books lists. The ALA (American Library Association) website offers a comprehensive list of all Newbery Medal winning and honors books from 1922-present.
This year's Sunshine State award winning books are available in the Landrum Media Center. You may view the covers/titles/authors of these books by clicking on the link above.
The link listed above from JustReadNow.com offers great resources to engage your family in reading activities.
The site includes links for the following: reading tips for parents, fun sites for students, great content-area reading for families, and books activities for families.
LiteracyMatters.com is a research-based site for teachers, parents, and students.
The link above will provide an overview of text structure.
Understanding text structure will improve reading skills in all content areas & help students better understand how to use read their text books.
Students should click on the 18 & Under link at the top to visit a kid-friendly reading site and participate in practice activities to improve their reading skills.
Username: landrum (lowercased)
World Book is a full service encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus, and dictionary. This is a great resourse to use for research projects. Find wonderful pictures by logging in!
The Biography Classroom is a rich resource for biography research.
Read full biographies, watch videos, and read thought-provoking quotes of the day!
Click on the Porgrams link for more detailed descriptions, or use the search option to research topics in which you'd like to learn more!
On NPR.org, you can listen to news and entertainment broadcast shows, and read the full-text scripts online.