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READING AND WRITING


Write stories


TheNeverEndingStory – a website where you write the next page or verse of stories and poems started by famous people and site members from around the world. The best stories may be published in books...
http://theneverendingstory.co.uk/

book report forms

Biography book report form, fairy tales book report form, general book report form,

historical book report form, informational book report, jokes and riddles book report form

main characters, mystery book report form, reading check list

reading log, story grammar.

http://www.abcteach.com/directory/basics/reading/book_report_forms/

 

Writing a newspaper article 

               

how to write an essay

*Overview of basic essay structure presentation with students working together to develop an essay outline

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/bl_younglearners_writing1.htm

*Interview activity. Developing a character analysis

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/bl_younglearners_writing2.htm

*Using themes to relate to a story

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/bl_younglearners_writing3.htm

*Getting Ideas Organized

http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/bl_younglearners_writing4.htm

Learning how to write and tools to improving writing skills for a variety of purposes including: formal and informal writing,

 essay writing, business documents, using writing to improve grammar skills and more.

http://esl.about.com/cs/writing/

Elements of style

Basic rules to produce good essays

http://esl.about.com/library/strunk/blstrunk_contents.htm

The English Pages. Longman

This site contains original resources and material for users of all Longman English texts in the fields of composition, literature, developmental skills, and technical writing. 

You'll find online exercises, guides, articles, and links indices created by Longman authors and other prominent scholars in their fields

http://www.awl.com/englishpages/home.htm

 

 

Letters 

 

love letters

tips to write the best love letter you've ever written!

http://www.ehow.com/eHow/eHow/0,1053,3333,00.html

http://www.writeexpress.com/How-to-write-a-love-letter.html

for fun 

choose your style, give a few details and Cyrano will compose a  love letter for you !

http://cgi.nando.net/toys/cyrano/version2/compose-cyrano.html

 

Formal/informal letters (learn the difference)

http://esl.about.com/homework/esl/library/lessons/blwrite_informalletter.htm

 

CV

a very helpful page :
another one where you are guided  to write a resume. 

http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/careerdev/resources/resume/


 

Reading

 reading comprehension worksheets 

http://www.rhlschool.com/reading.htm

Mystery

Mysteries to solve, scary stories, magic tricks, and contests

http://www.mysterynet.com/

more stories to read

I particularly enjoyed the tales read by the story teller Bob Wilkins 

(go to Englih/literature then click on Telling Tales)

http://www.kevinsplayroom.co.uk/

Let me know when you find a dead link, thank you!.