Students

Students, you are ultimately the reason I created this website. Below, you will find the best student resources for English and reading classes, test preparation, and more.

My English Students

You may read the online version of my syllabus here:

You can watch several figurative language and story element videos in my literature and writing study guide.

Other Resources

References

This is my favorite category. Students think I'm mean, but they will learn more if they look up the meanings of and interact with the words themselves than if I spoon-feed them all their answers. If you have a mean teacher like me, you'll get to know these resources well... Thesaurus.com I use this site...

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Writing Tools

These tools will help you write better papers, which translates to better grades, and finally to better communication skills which will serve you well as a member of society and in what ever industry you decide to work. Online Timeline Creator Need to create a timeline for a class project. Just click the yellow "Get...

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Reading Games

Naturally, the best way to improve and maintain your reading skills is to read for the fun of it. Of course, if you don't have a good book around, the next best thing is to have fun with words, and with reading. So check out these games. Word with Friends Word Central Games Vocabulary.co.il Choose...

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Writing Games

I recommend these games to students who want to brush up on their writing-related skills, such as grammar, when they are at home, or after they have finished other assignments on computer lab days. Some of the apps listed here can be great fun when waiting in line, or at other times when the only...

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ACT English Prep

I have gathered together several ACT test preparation resources that have been recommended to me from teachers across the United States. I've included strategy videos, printable workbooks, online practice tests, and more. Videos https://youtu.be/cXB8ajMKKw4 https://youtu.be/C7yO8UpPqfk https://youtu.be/QFK3C04BZTI https://youtu.be/jWvYl8Vvz8U https://youtu.be/0emlVxINBUk Online study guides The Ultimate Study Guide for ACT English: Tips, Rules, Practice, and Strategies General ACT...

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ACT Reading Prep

I have gathered together several ACT test preparation resources that have been recommended to me from teachers across the United States. I've included strategy videos, printable workbooks, online practice tests, and more. Videos https://youtu.be/CD4560aSfYE https://youtu.be/TZdxohXcaxo https://youtu.be/QmO7lVW2xhk https://youtu.be/Z93AAijLv2k https://youtu.be/sf5GbCgjnnM Printable study guides ACT Test Study Guide Preparing for the ACT Test ACT English Grammar and Usage Prep...

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ASVAB Study Resources

If you are preparing for a career in the military, you'll need to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). This series of multiple choice tests is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command to help you (and the military) figure out what career you should pursue in the United States Armed Forces.VideoNeed a...

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