Here are some links to website and videos that will help explain key grammar issues that we will be studying over the semester and will help expand your writing.
Parts of Speech
http://www.schoolhouserock.tv/Grammar.html (At this website you can see the lyrics to all the School House Rock songs and click on the links to view the videos at youtube.)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/566/01/ (This website will give you a brief overview of all the rules we have covered and more examples to look at.)
Grammar Games and Exercises:
General Grammar Advice
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/ (Listen to the Grammar Girls podcasts to get all your grammar usage questions answered.)
Similes and Metaphors: