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Discover the differences between high school and college-level writing.Your AP 11 research paper should reflect college-level writing and will be assessed accordingly. This website from Dartmouth offers many tips and structural techniques to help you organize and compose academic papers.
Considering taking AP Language and Composition and/or AP Literature and Composition? Find out what you are getting yourself into by visiting this site. You can also try your hand at sample AP tests.
|101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers
From the College Board web site
|Extensive Poetry Site
In the mood for poetry? This is one of the most extensive poetry sites on the web. Search by title, author, first line or keyword.
|Huck Finn Summary
If you are struggling with Huck Finn, this site contains chapter summaries of the novel. It should not be used as a substitute for reading the novel but as an aid to comprehension. You can search for notes on other titles too.
|Purdue Online Writing Lab
Click on "Instructional Handouts" under "Resources for Writers" and you will discover information encompassing everything from using commas to writing research papers and using MLA. It's an entire grammar book and style manual on your computer screen!
|Perspectives in American Literature
This is a very useful site for contextualizing American literature, authors and literary periods. According to the site, it was "[f]irst published as a book (hence the site's format), this ongoing project is now available only online; it is a research and reference tool, not a term paper factory. Useful to Americans who have no or limited access to university libraries and academic databases, it is also helpful to international readers interested in American literature."
This website allows access to many complete literature texts including some on the University of Kansas "wish" list! After you access a title and find you don't have the ability to "unzip" zip files, click on "US-1 Text" and be patient for a lengthy download.
|Voice of the Shuttle Humanities Web Site
A college-level link to extensive resources related to most aspects of the humanities
|All You Need To Know About Colleges Worldwide
A time saver! This site will link you to most 2 or 4 year college home pages. You can explore the campus, course descriptions and the application process (including application essay topics). You can easily compare and contrast university offerings as well as view rankings. Furthermore, you may apply electronically to most colleges and universities.
|Worldwide Radio Stations on the Net
Do you want to listen Rock and Roll from London or practice your French by listening to radio from Paris? As a former DJ, this is one of my favorite websites.
|Conifer High School
Our school homepage with links to even more wonderful websites!