This week Jessica B. sent me a site that was introduced to her by Tom S. The site is free online rhyming dictionary. It is a great tool to help them when they are stumped on rhyming words. Jessica used it when she had her World Literature students write their own Canterbury Tales using couplets which can be pretty difficult for students. Tom used it when students were struggling writing poetry on elements in Chemistry.
Another great word site is Wordnik when you type in a word you will get the definition (from multiple sources), examples, photos, thesaurus, etymology, pronunciation, some statistics about the word, and phrases containing the word. They have other features like the word of the day and random words as well.