Helpful Website Links

Students in the grade level program can access the Vocabulary Workshop website at or for extra help and review games.

Another great site for vocabulary review is Both vocabulary series have review activities and practice tests on this site. Just type in the vocabulary book title in the search box and off you go!

Shakespeare Readers Theater – As we prepare our performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet check out this video tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater in London

The Penderwicks at Point Moutte – The fictional town of Point Moutte is based on Ocean Point, Maine. Look at the following video to see what the Maine coastline looks like and imagine the Penderwick sisters in this environment

7th grade Poetry Journals – “Digging” by Seamus Heaney

The Primrose Way – Read this article from Khan Academy regarding the Massachusetts Bay Colony as background information for our reading of the novel:

A video about the Massachusetts Bay Colony:–Xw8hb1c

John Green’s Crash Course in History about the Native Americans and the English:

The Secret Life of Bees – The novel begins in 1964, the day President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. Follow this link to read about this time in our country’s history and as background information to prepare our reading of the novel

My Name Is Asher Lev – the video clips tagged on the ThingLink below exhibit/explain different art masterpieces referenced in the Potok novel ThingLink:  My Name is Asher Lev.

I recommend the following video to accompany our reading of the novel, Letters From Yellowstone. Follow these brothers and their friends as they hike, camp and fish in Yellowstone. The shots of the night sky are MAGNIFICENT! Enjoy!!