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Online Resources

Literacy
MDE Literacy Resources

Click the link for more information about the Mississippi Department of Education's literacy plan and other literacy resources.

http://www.mdek12.org/Literacy

Strong Readers, Strong Leaders

Literacy program and resources created to promote literacy in the state of Mississippi. Although geared toward younger students, the website does offer resources for teachers.

http://strongreadersms.com/

Newsela

Find high-interest nonfiction articles with adjustable lexile levels. Articles are free to access and include assessment questions that are aligned to standards.

http://newsela.com

National Public Radio

National Public Radio covers a variety of topics while offering free articles, as well transcripts and downloadable audio of their broadcasts.

http://www.npr.org

Research Resources
Magnolia

Trying to find sources for a research project? Magnolia contains several research databases students can use at school or at home to find the materials they need. Be sure to click the High School (9-12) link under the K12 Students tab to find the high school resources.

http://magnolia.msstate.edu/

Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab

Purdue Owl is a great resource for citing outside sources and formatting research papers. The website provides style guides for MLA, APA, and Chicago, among other materials.

http://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html

Student Resources
HLHS Library Catalog

Use the Horn Lake High School catalog link to search for available books by title, author, subject, or keyword. This catalog can be accessed at school or at home.

http://dcsms.follettdestiny.com/cataloging/servlet/presentadvancedsearchredirectorform.do?l2m=Library%20Search&tm=TopLevelCatalog&l2m=Library+Search

Vocabulary.com

Sign in and improve your vocabulary acquisition.

http://www.vocabulary.com

Quizlet

Create multiple sets of flashcards online for free, then use Quizlet's many features to help study for upcoming tests.

http://quizlet.com

First Regional Libraries

If you cannot find what you are look for at the HLHS library or need library access after school hours, check out the nearby Horn Lake public library.

http://firstregional.org