quaestion mark

– instructions on the correct use of the apostrophe. Includes interactive exercises. From Purdue OWL

– vocabulary and interactive grammar activities. From Language Dynamics

ESL Partyland
– interactive quizzes, lessons and online forum for students

Grammar Monster
– Punctuation lessons: Apostrophes, Brackets, Colons, Commas, Dashes, Hyphens, Semicolons and more. Parts of Speech: Adjectives, Adverbs, Conjunctions, Interjections, Nouns, Pronouns, Prepositions, Verbs

Skillwise English
– factsheets, worksheets ans quizzes on topics: Word grammar, Sentence grammar. From BBC


Image reference:
ccsdteacher 2011, Question marks, illustration, Flickr, accessed 3 May 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/ccsd/6217427569/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en>.

Reading and Writing

– a free collection of fiction and nonfiction for 5th-12th grade classrooms. Search and filter our collection by lexile, grade, theme, genre, literary device

– a wide range of articles where the lexile levels can be changed to make the article accessible to students

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
– includes: Organising, Revising and Editing your writing, Writing informal essays, Thesis/Support essays, Exploratory, Argumentative essays, Tips and techniques for writing poetry. Created by Chuck Guilford

Skillwise English
– factsheets, worksheets ans quizzes on topics: Reading Writing, Spelling. From BBC

Piper, A 2007, What no one ever tells you about blogging, photograph, Flickr, accessed 4 May 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/andypiper/341429556/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/deed.en>.


Behind the News
– current BTN materials. From ABC

– a wiki encyclopedia of pro and con arguments and quotations. From the International Debate Education Association

Spinney Press
– publishers of ‘Issues in Society’. List of titles in the series with summary of chapters as well as facts and figures.

More Internet Resources

Full text articles on a range of current social and environmental issues