Grade Resources for BC’s New Curriculum

grade-5-buttonBC Ed Plan – Grade 5 – Link to the BC Ministry website

Applied Skills

Applied Skills Resources

MakerEd Resource page


OverDrive and L4U: search via topic

Career Education

Please note, the focus for Career Education in Grades 4 – 5 is

  • identifying personal skills, interests, and abilities
  • setting goals
  • talking about (identifying) leadership skills
  • safety awareness in activities
  • connecting work and success

On Overdrive we have several books on careers/jobs.  Search under keyword ‘careers”

Sign into Learn 360 subscription -> Careers and Job search->refine by grade.

Sign into Discovery Education-> search keyword ‘goals’ and ‘safety-> videos on saving, making goals, skill achievement, home safety, job and road safety, outdoor safety.

Sign into RightNowMedia subscription -> search Torchlighters series for leadership and Leo Trend or Friend for different themed topics around careers, work and friendship.

Start a blog with our subscription Kidblog and learn how to create community online in a safe scaffolded environment.

Christian Studies

RightNowMedia Subscription

See OverDrive and L4U resources:  search for the topic of Bible and find devotions, and Bible study materials for all grades along with fiction content.

Curriculum and Unit Study Kits

Grade 5 Kits to meet BC Learning Standards for Science and Social Studies and some Language Arts/STEAM applications.

Supplemental kits in L4U have hands on activities.

Homeschool curriculum suggestions

Homeschool Curriculum Correlations for Grade 5: ACSI ScienceBerean Builders

Foreign Languages

Online French, Spanish, German, Japanese see Rosetta Stone (email Carrie Despres)

Online IMT French and Spanish ( email Gord Holden)

French Book club (email Catherine Lisimaque)

Overdrive resources- Collections tab-More Collections- core French and French Immersion

Caillou, My First French Word book

Beginning French lessons for Curious Kids

French 1 Skill Builders

French on the Move for Kids- Lively songs and games

Getting Started in French for Kids

Hear Say French The Kids Way

Au Secours:  Eclat de Lire series

Banquise Pizzas:  Eclat de Lire series

Bonjour la Riviere

La Terre a Aimer

Une Fete pour Gaston

Quels farceurs!

Everybody Bonjours

The Adventures of Bella and Harry:  Let’s Visit Paris

Language Arts

Grade 5 Fiction Reading List– linked to OverDrive for easy access (Language Arts).

Socio-Emotional Booklist

Picture Books for Older Students

Novel/Literature Studies available

Grammar workbooks and poetry books on Overdrive.  Search via keyword ‘grammar’ or ‘poetry’ in search bar, or via grade under collections.


Math Correlations for Grade 5: GizmosHorizonsJump MathMath U SeeTeaching TextbooksSaxon MathSingapore Math

Math inquiry picture books, STEAM fiction, math literacy, and workbooks on Overdrive: type in keyword ‘Mathematics’.  Also check out Collections- Teachers Lounge-> MakerEd/STEAM  for more cross disciplinary materials on Math.

Math subscription Gizmos includes Inquiry alignment with BC Curriculum.

IXL Math subscription works for remediation of math concepts K-12.

StudyForge Math supplementary resource will help match your curriculum to the new standards.

OverDrive E Resources

Grade 5 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)

Physical and Health Education

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


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

Collections in Overdrive to support science include MakerEd/STEAM tab under Teachers Lounge tab, and Inquiry Based Picture Books under Teachers Lounge tab.

Gizmos includes some awesome inquiry science units.

Adaptive Curriculum correlations

Pebble Go and Pebble Go Next have awesome science inquiry units with activities, videos and experiments.

WorldBook includes Science Power which also has some wonderful science units with pre and post assessments,  and it is aligned to the BC curriculum.

Social Studies

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

Social study reference books and workbooks on Overdrive.

Special Education Resources

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

Subscriptions Correlated for Grade 5:

Brain Pop – Language ArtsMathematicsScience and Social Studies

Curio.caGizmos SciencePebbleGo NextTynker STEM

Video Resources for Grade 5

Web Links

Weblinking Library Main Page and Weblinks for Grade 5




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