W. E. Poplaski is the author of 360° of Reading: A Literature Guide for the College Bound .

This Blog is intended as a resource center for high school students.

The right-hand column contains links grouped in listings:

BLOG ROLL (links to blogs of high school students, college students, teachers, etc);

COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS (links to the College Board and ACT websites, etc);

ENTERTAINMENT (links to music, cinema and sports websites);

NEWS (links to news services from around the world);

READING (links to websites about improving reading ability)

REFERENCE (useful links to dictionaries, grammar guides, chemistry equations, census data, etc.);

SKILL-BUILDERS (vocabulary drills and puzzles);

STUDY TIPS (links to websites about how to study);

USEFUL LINKS (links to many useful websites such as to Critical Thinking, Nature (PBS), etc).

Posts appear in the blog’s main column.  Action Plans are posts specific for each grade and will appear regularly throughout the year (e.g., the beginning of summer and each semester).  The Weekly Read-Along provides links to famous essays, lectures or speeches. Also, posts on topics about skills and strategy will appear under categories specific to each grade. These categories are listed at the top of the right-hand column.

See also:

How to Use This Blog

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  1. This is such a useful and relevant blog, I can only hope that students as well as teachers will use it to their advantage. I never had this when I was in high school.

    Thumbs up to you for managing to post a POEM OF THE DAY — every single day, your dedication is inspiring.

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