High School

English Language Arts

Highlighted Resources

An online collection of enhanced novels, graphic novels, and more. Allows teens access to an amazing collection of resources. Free until June 30. Simply enter: Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6

Capture a visual documentary. High School Photography class offers ideas to photograph and write a visual documentary.

High School drawing lessons with linked video instruction. Create an illustrated memoir of these unprecedented moments. Extend lesson by writing captions to create a graphic novel.

Daily drawing with New York Times best selling author/illustrator, JJK

Simply sign up with an email then borrow books to read online. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

During this unprecedented time, ABDO Books is ensuring that readers everywhere have the opportunity to read and grow.

Free to click Library and browse by Grade Level to view hundreds of short stories, with teacher and parent guiding questions and related texts including videos. Companion videos go deeper into the topic.

This site is updated weekly with news articles aimed at upper elementary through high school students. Provides a chance for students to express their beliefs on current news and events shaping our world -- in a simple, engaging and interactive manner.

A daily news article, world events, editorials, editorial cartoons, new quizzes, examples of media bias and more.

Recommended by many AP teachers, this blog not only provides resources to AP Lit topics, but provides examples of how to support AP students in this time of remote learning.

Collection of discussion prompts to stimulate discussion in your class. Each student reviews a text and video, before submitting a response. Free until at least May 15.

Book Snaps.pdf

Take a snapshot of text and annotate digitally with thought bubbles and images that connect to character traits, setting, theme, and more.

Kelly Gallagher shares with you a variety of handouts and instructional aids that he developed to support his strategies for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Poetry Foundation celebrates the best of poetry with digital literacy, related audio, and learning resources

Database of learning modules with filterable searches.

Additional Resources


Teaching with the power of digital media, access recorded English lessons that cover specific reading and writing strategies and skills.


AP English and AP English Lit streaming events for you to study together, and access articles, study guides, and engaging community discussions.


Strong informational literacy in trusted digital content and resources that enhance instruction. Gale provides free access to interdisciplinary, curriculum-aligned resources to support online learning up to undergraduate level.

Screen-Free Time

Read Each Day Challenge

Helpful daily reading discussions with supporting questions

Achieve the Core

Printable lessons by grade level and topic.

2 Blackout Poetry.pdf

Blackout Poetry

With any piece of text, create an illustrated poem that focuses on theme and connotation.

3 (A)Creating New Color Words.pdf

Create New Color Words

Stretch ordinary words into imaginative description. Create a word bank of new words to add colorful sensory details with inference of tone.

Writing Resource

Sentence Starters and Transitions

J. K. Rowling Grants Open License

Teachers anywhere in the world are permitted to post videos of themselves reading from Harry Potter books 1-7 onto schools’ secure networks or closed educational platforms from today until the end of the school year

Listen Notes

Fantastic screen-free podcasts for tweens and teens.

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