Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
The complete Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus online -- free and searchable with definitions and audio pronunications. It also features the Word of the Day, and word games.
AskERIC Lesson Plans
This collection contains more than 1100 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted to AskERIC by teachers from all over the United States.
The "Mystery Spot" provides good ideas for writing, particularly in science and the topics are appropriate for adults.
Adding Variety through Short Writing Assignments
Short writing assignments for highs school students using science and math.
American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940
Life stories of more than 10,000 men and women; written by over 300 writers from 24 states.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Search for quotations.
Six creative writing lessons; adapt for adults.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication
Indiana University link to ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication with lesson plans to adapt for adults.
Lesson plan for 10- 15 minutes of freewriting.
Guidelines for Composing at the Computer
General information for teaching LD students to write at a computer.
International Reading Association
Professional association with information about affiliates, research, and conferences; online bookstore.
Is This a Stadium or a Courtroom
Writing lesson based on two legal cases involving sports.
Create and print puzzles.
Reading and other Media: Computer Pals
Writing through the use of real or simulated e-mail pals.
Links to Teachers' Guides to King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, and Julius Caesar.
Links to spelling lesson plans.
Television: Reading TV Schedules
Reading lesson using television schedules.
Good games and puzzles to develop general vocabulary; you cannot type in your own word list.
Wild World of Word Challenges
Online spelling activities.
Word A Day
Vocabulary development with a new word daily at Pre-GED and GED levels; free e-mail subscription.
Writing Prompts: Political Cartoons
Lesson for writing and social studies using political cartoons.
Writing Research Papers
Lesson plans and links for writing research papers.
Writing to Learn
Journal writing ideas.