Web Links/Short Stories

Farenheit 451 digital book - http://www.secret-satire-society.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Ray-Bradbury-Fahrenheit-451.pdf

The Old Man and the Sea - https://la.utexas.edu/users/jmciver/Honors/Fiction%202013/Hemmingway_The%20Old%20Man%20and%20the%20Sea_1952.pdf

The Pearl - https://www.ptbeach.com/cms/lib02/NJ01000839/Centricity/Domain/211/The-Pearl-John-Steinbeck.pdf

Nothing but the Truth - http://leej.mcschools.net/UserFiles/Servers/Server_34989/File/Nothing%20But%20The%20Truth%20-%20Avi%20(1).pdf

Flowers for Algernon - https://www.sreb.org/sites/main/files/file-attachments/flowersforalgernon.selected_excerptpdf_0.pdf

The Gift of the Magi video (9:45)

Mrs. P Reads The Gift of the Magi

Story Teller Short Film - Youtube

Raymond's Run - (Raymond's Run)

The Necklace - 

The Ransom of Red Chief - 

The Open Window

Most Dangerous Game

Helen Keller - 

Ray Bradbury

Problem of Cell 13 - Problem of Cell 13
Escape from Alcatraz video


The Lottery 

The Lottery pdf file

The Lottery video

Charles by Shirley Jackson - page 22 in Brown Literature book.

Literary devices (figurative language) - http://literary-devices.com/



Narrative Essay
50 Narrative Essay Topics


Descriptive Essay
40 Topics for Descriptive Essays

Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect Essays
100 Cause and Effect Sample Topics

Literary Analysis

Literary Analysis Essay
Literary Analysis Guide


Persuasive Essay.
Ideas for Persuasive Essay Topics

Compare and Contrast

Comparison and Contrast Essay
50 Compare and Contrast Ideas


Citation Link - click here
MLA template - click here
MLA Example Paper - click here
Thesis - click here
Tips for writing a conclusion - click here
MLA format - click here
MLA Works Cited Page - Click Here

Literary Devices - click here

Language Arts Standards - State of Georgia

8th Grade English Writing Standards

8th Grade English Reading Literature Standards


Graphic organizers - http://eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/

Grammar Blast - https://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/grammar/


Brain Pop links (WCYMS password is YMS)