Grade 8 Resources for BC’s New Curriculum


BC Ed Plan Grade 8  – link to the Ministry website

Applied Skills

Applied Skills Resources

MakerEd Resource page


See OverDrive and L4U resources:  search under topic

Career Education

Please note, the focus for Career Education in Grades 8 – 9 is:

  • engage in self-assessment and reflection
  • manage a project (PBL)
  • recognize community and global needs
  • volunteering
  • explore Grad requirements
  • build a network to talk with when making decisions
  • evaluate workplace safety and know emergency procedures
  • research various careers- materials available on Overdrive, Learn 360.

Christian Studies

RightNowMedia subscription

See OverDrive and L4U resources:  search for the topic of Bible

Curriculum and Unit Study Kits

Digital and Physical Kits for Grade 8 to meet BC Learning Standards for Science and Social Studies and some Language Arts/STEAM applications. ***Be aware that these kits have not been updated for the new BC Ed Plan Standards – they are adaptable to use for reference but the new kits are not available yet***

Homeschool curriculum suggestions.

Foreign Languages

Language Arts

Grade 8 Fiction Reading List – linked to OverDrive eLibrary  for easy access (Language Arts).

Socio-Emotional Booklist

Picture Books for Older Students

Novel/Literature Studies Available

Curriculum might include The Elegant Essay by Excellence in Writing or Put That in Writing.  


Math Correlations for Grade 8: Adaptive CurriculumGizmos, HorizonsMath U SeeTeaching Textbooks, Saxon Math, Singapore Math

Curriculum that meets the new standards:

Raven Math for DL (available in L4U) fully aligned to the new BC curriculum

Gizmos Math subscription for Inquiry covers hands on activities.

LifePac Math 8 covers about 50-60% of curricular content.

IXL Math subscription for remediation and learning math facts.

StudyForge math Online courses or subscription.

OverDrive E Resources

Grade 8 OverDrive Resource Page – with a variety of OverDrive eBook and audio 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

Grade 8-9 Subscriptions – Health  (.docx file)

Grade 8-9 Subscriptions – Health  (.pdf file)


See Curriculum and Unit Study Kits, and OverDrive ebooks (curated under grade 8/9 tab in collections) and L4U resources under the following suggestions:

Social Studies

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

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 Grades K-9:

Adaptive Curriculum Science For Grade 8

Brain Pop –Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies

 Curio.caGizmos ScienceRightNow MediaTynker STEM

Web Links

Weblinking Library Main Page and Weblinks for Grade 8

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