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Read the file below to learn the content and purpose of an AB.

AB How To & Why

Norton Anthology of English Literature

Use this link to read from home about Anglo Saxons in England.

Click on the "Middle Ages" tab up top.

Read Introduction and Summary.

How to Use Diigo

This is a web based program that allows you to collaboratively annotate research and save it.

ACT Online Instructions

Click on this link to access online practice for ACT.

Norton MLA practice

MLA Tutorial

Resource to Read about MLA

Drag Drop Practice

Citation practice

MLA Self Assessment Quiz

Defining Plagiarism

Quiz Identify Plagiarism



Hersey High School's Website

COMP 101: Ethics

Additional article that may be of interest to those who FB:

Facebook is "Watching" You

Again, ethics and you: How does one decide what is right and wrong?

COMP 101: Ethics

Read this article: Sheriff Resigns

Continue to follow the story over the weekend.

We'll talk ethics on Monday.

The pdf below is a more detailed explanation of the process of ethical decision making. Please read for a deeper understanding of what is involved in your own process.

Framework for Ethical Thinking

COMP 101: Word Choice


We watched this Ted Talk today about word choice and accuracy of meaning. Students generated a list of over-used, deflated words typically found in their own writing.

What is the author's message?

What should you avoid in your writing and why?

How does this tie in to Orwell?

Below are two pdf's on how to respond to a timed writing situation with a prompt. Preparation is key, as is understanding what specifically is being asked of you.

Timed Essays

Understanding Prompts

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