Learning Commons Resources
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All Grad Foreign language resources may be accessed by selecting “simple search” and type in the language of your choice.
We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and DVDs available.
- The Easy French Level I
- Easy French reader
- Madrigal’s magic key to Spanish
Use the following keywords to search for resources:
To enter the Search Portal, click on the banner located at the top of this page. You can also view Topic Lists in the Search Portal. Choose the High School icon which will open the subject lists. Read more here about using Topic Lists.
Log in to BrainPOP Français for the French BrainPOP site, or to BrainPOP Español or BrainPOP Hispanic Heritage for the Spanish BrainPOP sites. These Spanish and French sites are recommended for Gr. 4-8 and are intended for students who speak these languages fluently, or are looking to reinforce language skills. As such, they would be useful for grad students, but they are not meant to be language learning tools.
In BrainPOP you will find short animated movies, to creatively engage students in learning. (Gr. K-12) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Curio.ca. Under “Resources”, choose BC Curriculum to find French Immersion courses: Communication orale 11 et 12, Études du cinéma et de la littérature francophones 11 et 12, Français langue seconde – immersion 12, Langue et culture de la francophonie 11 et 12, Médias et communication numérique 11 et 12, and Français langue seconde – immersion 8e, 9e et 10e année. There are also courses for students whose first language is French.
Curio.ca offers the audio and video content from CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and Radio-Canada for unique Canadian content. (K-12, but mostly high school content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Discovery Education Canada and look for the World Languages options, such as Chinese, French, Italian and Spanish.
Discovery Education Streaming Plus offers students award-winning digital or multimedia content. (K-12 content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to the ERAC K-12 Resource Collection, which will show recommended French book lists under the grade you choose. This will also give you ideas of books to search for in the OverDrive library or your local public library.
The ERAC K-12 Resource Collection (ERAC = Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) identifies and evaluates learning resources from the B.C. Ministry of Education perspective. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Learn360 before you choose a topic or “click” on a link. Once in Learn360 select a topic under World Languages, then filter for the appropriate grade range. The languages with videos available are Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Sign Language and Spanish.
Learn360 is a media-on-demand service or digital video library for Gr. K-12, with digital, audio and other support materials. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to SAS® Curriculum Pathways and browse the resources to find Spanish for grades 9-12.
SAS® Curriculum Pathways provides interactive tools, resources, and apps for grades K-12. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to World Book, then choose the Spanish site, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (for Gr. 8-12), or the French site, L’Encyclopédie Découverte (for Gr. 8-12).
World Book is our online encyclopedia with research sites for all ages from K to 12. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.