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~Quotation of the Week~

Something always takes the place of missing pieces you can take and put together even though you know there's something missing.

~Beck

~GENERAL WELCOME~

Thanks for arriving at the web site for my classes. Click the links at the left for homework updates. If you need to get in touch with me, I prefer email (see address, upper left), though you can also leave a voice mail for me at 206.463.9171 x2105.

~OFFICE HOURS~

Students! I encourage you to make appointments if you have questions, need extra help or want to discuss your grades with me. I am most readily available during lunch, and can often make time after school. Talk to me a ahead of time to set an official appointment. I can also sometimes make time for spur-of-the-moment appointments.

~LANGUAGE LINKS~

Want some help with writing about literature? This is a good place to start: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/literature.htm

Need a grammar tutor? Check out: http://www.dailygrammar.com. Click on "Archive" for a full listing of lessons and exercises.

Find more grammar practice at: http://lessons.englishgrammar101.com/EnglishGrammar101/Foreword.aspx

Need a miracle every day? Try the miracle of words at: http://wordsmith.org/words/today.html

For some mind-googling craziness, play with this: http://ngrams.googlelabs.com. There's an "about" link at the bottom of the page if you want hints.

~Want to know the history of a word? Try: http://www.etymonline.com

~Here's another good dictionary, with actual examples of words in context: http://www.lexic.us

Wanna play with typography? Find your playground at: http://www.typeisart.com

~OTHER LINKS~

Want to enhance your education? Try: http://www.khanacademy.org/

Want to tour famous museums around the world? Check this: http://www.googleartproject.com/

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