Grade 1 Resources for BC’s New Curriculum


BC Ed Plan – Grade 1 – Link to the BC Ministry website.

Applied Skills

Applied Skills Resources

MakerEd resource page


See Overdrive and L4U:  search under topic

Career Education

Note:  The focus of Career Education in Gr. K – 3 is as follows:

  • Goal setting
  • Talking about appropriate risk taking
  • Learning about roles and responsibilities at home
  • Learning about jobs in the community
  • Developing good work habits

Overdrive Digital Library Resources:  Let’s Meet a Police Officer, Important Jobs, Jobs if you Like Building Things, The Fire Station, The Fire Station (fiction Robert Munsch), The Winning Goal, Fireman Fred, If I built a House, If I built a Car, Monkey with a ToolBelt and the Seaside Shenanigans.  The Boy who Loved Math The Librarian of Basra, No Dragons For Tea (fire safety)

All About Me

Kenya’s Art

One of a Kind – Evan Moor

Christian Studies

RightNowMedia subscription

Overdrive browse Bible tab, and L4U search under Bible as keyword.

Curriculum and Unit Study Kits

Grade 1 Kits to meet BC Learning Standards for Science and Social Studies and some Language Arts/STEAM applications.

Supplementary kits for hands on activities to be found in L4U.

Curriculum Correlations from Homeschool textbooks  for Grade 1: ACSI ScienceBerean BuildersCome Sit by Me

Homeschool Curriculum

First Peoples

Overdrive e library:

Covered well with wondering questions in Communities digital kit (see under curriculum and unit study).  Books include :

Secret of the Dance

Grizzly’s Home by Robert James Challenger

The Salmon Twins Caroll Simpson

The Old Ways by Susan Chapman

On L4U First Nations Fiction and Non Fiction topic search


Foreign Languages

Overdrive e library- Collections- More Collections tab- Core French and French Immersion for many French readers and curriculum.

Everybody Bonjours:  Leslie Kimmelman

French:  F is For French; F comme Francais , A French Alphabet

On L4U search with keywords French for 15 pages of resources.

Language Arts

Grade 1 Fiction Reading List– linked to OverDrive for easy access (Language Arts).

Socio-Emotional Picture Booklist

Novel/Literature Studies available


Math Correlations for Grade 1:  HorizonsJump MathMath U See, Saxon MathSingapore Math

OverDrive Digital Library Resources

Grade 1 OverDrive Resources Page – with a variety of OverDrive Resources for Social Studies, Science, Language Arts and Mathematics, including workbooks, reference books and Christian fiction.

Themed Resources on OverDrive (non-fiction interests for passions and hobbies/interests)

Read-Around-The-World Picture Books

Physical and Health Education

Overdrive check this link for resources.

Subscriptions to meet BC’s New Curriculum for Physical and Health Education.


See Curriculum and Unit Study Kits, and OverDrive and L4U resources

Social Studies

See Curriculum and Unit Study Kits, and OverDrive and L4U resources

Special Education

Click on this page here.  All SE resources are to be found on Overdrive E Library and        L4U physical commons.

Subscriptions Correlated for Grade 1

Brain Pop – Language ArtsMathematicsScience and Social Studies

PebbleGoTynker STEM

Video Resources for Grade 1

Web Links

Weblinking Library Main Page and Weblinks for Grade 1



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