High School Homework

Literature and Language Arts

Shakespeare
Grammar
Punctuation
Spelling
Documenting Sources

Society

Careers
Colleges
Hot Topics
Government
Homeschooling
Statistics
Religion

Health

Health

Science

Earthquakes, Global Warming and Volcanoes

Technology

Computers & Internet
Evaluating Web Sites

History

African Americans, Resources for Teachers, The Black Plague and U.S. Presidents and First Ladies

State Information

Accelerated Reader

Type a title in the blank and click Go to check the level and point value of Accelerated Reader

Other Homework Sites
B.J. Pinchbeck

This site is maintained by 17 year-old B.J.Pinchbeck and his dad. The quality of the 650+ plus links impressed the Discovery Channel people, and they now sponsor the site.

Fact Monster

This attractively designed site has all of the usual links plus daily features, spotlighted articles, and an opportunity for students to ask questions for homework help.

Homework Spot

A well-organized site with input from students, parents, and teachers.

Hot Topics

Hot Paper Topics

From St. Ambrose University. Great links to information about topics making the news today.

Information on Common Drugs of Abuse

Information from NIDA, the National Institute of Drug Abuse.

Public Agenda Online

Covers more than 20 areas of public concern including; aborton, crime, health care, illegal drugs, poverty and welfare, and right to die.

Social Issues

A collection of links about contemporary social issues created by Multnomah Public Library in Oregon to meet the information nees of middle and high school students.

Research Papers

Documenting Sources APA Style

Handout for documenting online sources from the Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab.

Documenting Sources MLA Style

Handout for documenting online resources from the Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab.

Colleges

ACT Assessment Home Page

Online registration, how to apply to college, strategies and sample ACT questions, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Campus Tours

Not all colleges provide online tours but for those that do, this is a neat way to get another view of a college or university.

College Board Online

Includes College Board tests, programs, online registration, a searchable database of colleges, and financial aid information.

College Cost Finder
EdRef

A comprehensive listing of schools, colleges and universities by categories – College Degree Programs, Online Schools, Alphabetically by Schools, Minority Colleges, Religious Schools, Athletic Scholarships.

FAFSA on the Web

Apply for financial aid online.

Fast Web

Students may register to find what scholarships may be out there to fit their needs.

Kentucky Virtual University

Opportunities to take college and university classes online.

GohigherKY.org

Sponsored by the independent colleges and universities of Kentucky to provide information about “admission, financial aid, and college preparation.”

Kentucky’s Independent Colleges and Universities

Links to the homepages of independent colleges and universities.

Making Higher Education More Affordable

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority provides calculators to help parents and students determine how much they will be expected to pay toward higher education as well as the estimated monthly payments for reoaying student loans. Other information makes this site the “most comprehensive source of student financial aid information for Kentucky students”.

number2.com

Free SAT test preparation materials.

Petersons.com

Information about college, technical schools, distance learning, and colleges and careers from the well-known publishers of Peterson’s Guides.

Review.com

Some of the products here are for sale, but there is enough free information about various tests to make it a worthwhile stop.

Literature

William Shakespeare and Elizabethan England

Elizabethan England: Teacher Resources

Some links no longer work but the ones that work have good information  – for students, teachers and anyone else who needs information on this topic.

School Life in Elizabethan England

Includes everyday life information in an interesting format. From the Guild School Association, Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom.

Guide to Shakespeare

From Encyclopaedia Britannica

The Shakespeare Authorship Page

“Dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare.”

Shakespeare for Kids The Shakespeare Mystery

PBS presents an “objective exploration of the history of the Shakespeare authorship debate.”

Shakespeare Resource Center

A great collection of resources and links.

Young Adult Programming

October 12-18th is Teen Read Week!  To celebrate, the library will be holding a teen book swap, on Tuesday, October 14th at 6 PM.  Teens can bring unwanted new and gently used books and trade them for something else!  Also, we will be screening Read or Die: The TV show.

Anime Night resumes as scheduled next month, November 11th.

Hollywood Mondays are every Monday from 3:30 – 5:00 for ages 10 thru 18 in Community Room #1.  A different G or PG-13 movie is shown every week.

Tween Game night is every Thursday from 3:30 – 5:30 for ages 9 thru 12 in Community Room #2.

Teen Game night is every Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 for ages 13 thru 18 in Community Room #2.

Game Night consists of video games in the following platforms: Playstation 2, Playstation 3, X-BOX 360, Wii, and Nintendo Game Cube.  Some of the popular games being played now are Rock Band, Guitar Hero, and Super Smash Brothers: Brawl.  Teens and Tweens can bring in games to play for these systems.