Read Write Think - National Reading Association
http://www.readwritethink.org/

Turning the Pages - British Library
http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ttpbooks.html

Project Guttenberg - free audio books
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

University of Penn - online books
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

Barteby - online books
http://www.bartleby.com/

Bookyard - online books
http://www.bookyards.com/

NY Times Word of the Day
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/wordofday/index.html

This day in Literary History
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do

The European Library
http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/portal/index.html

Librivox - free audiobooks from the public domain http://librivox.org/

Loggia - exploring arts and humity
http://www.loggia.com/

Use HippoCampus to access multimedia courses in algebra, physics, biology, calculus, U.S. history, civics, environmental science, and other subjects,

Web English Teacher
www.webenglishteacher.com

Visual Dictionary
http://visual.merriam-webster.com/

Shakespeare Online
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/index.html

Get to know Poe
http://knowingpoe.thinkport.org/default_flash.asp

Ages of English timeline
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/launch_tl_ages_english.shtml